Dr. Charles Castillo, MD

Dr. Charles Castillo, MD

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Dr. Charles Castillo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

2320 N 3rd St

Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
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Dr. Castillo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castillo performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Castillo performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castillo treats Umbilical Hernia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Castillo treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castillo performs Hernia Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Castillo performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Castillo's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Surgery
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endocrine Disorders
Endocrine Surgical Procedure
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroid Surgery
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spleen Cancer
Spleen Disorders
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Castillo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program
    Residency Hospital
  • 1986
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor by Phoenix Magazine, 2012

Dr. Castillo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Castillo

4.6

Based on 34 reviews

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1 Star
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I saw Dr. Castillo in February of this year as I was having gallbladder problems and wanted to get educated. Dr. Castillo listened to all my considerations about having the surgery and gave me his best advice. I decided to be proactive and have my gallbladder removed. Glad I did as I had over 200...Read More
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At this point I can only review my initial experience With Doctor Castillo regarding an umbilical hernia . For now we are going to keep an eye on it, and that's great news cuz I sure as hell don't want the surgery. It was quite evident to me that he has very skilled hands. And that means...Read More
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Dr. Castillo and his entire staff are very professional, considerate and caring. He listens to patient concerns. I saw Dr. Castillo for a right inguinal hernia and he found I had a recurrent left inguinal hernia as well. He performed surgery on both in December of 2017. Both he and his PA Joni...Read More
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Please understand that my first review was out of confusion and miscommunication out of Dr. Castillo's control. Subsequently, once that was cleared up and taken care of professionally by Dr. Castillo my care was impeccable. My surgery and after care was outstanding. I believe in Dr.Castillo and his...Read More
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Dr. Castillo starts off all smiles and pleasant when you first meet him. This is all a front. I had a recurrent Ventral Hernia he repaired in October of 2016. It is not even a year later and the whole problem has come full circle. He is extremely non-cooperative towards difficult issues and...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Aetna Test PPO
Ameriben
American Republic
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
American Indian Health Plan
Assurant Health
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Banner Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
City of Mesa Health Plan
CopperPoint Mutual
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
HealthSmart
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
One Health
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Self Pay
Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC
Zenith Administrators Inc