Dr. Elsa Castro, MD

Dr. Elsa Castro, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Elsa Castro, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Brick, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University De Monterrey Faculty De Med Monterrey Nuevo Leon Mexico in 1988 and specializes in pediatric cardiology.

1623 Route 88 Ste A

Brick, NJ 08724

Contact Information

(732) 458-9666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Castro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Septal Defect
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Castro's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University De Monterrey Faculty De Med Monterrey Nuevo Leon Mexico
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Driscoll Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Christophers Hospital Chldn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castro's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Castro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Brought my teenaged daughter in to see Dr Castro and we both loved LOVED her. She's got a great personality that puts you at ease. She does an awesome job of explaining the diagnosis in simple laymen's terms that the average human being can understand, and her followup and willingness to help is...more
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