Dr. Fernando Castro, MD

Dr. Fernando Castro, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Fernando Castro, MD is a rheumatology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Ecuador in 1998 and specializes in rheumatology.

146 N Hospital Dr Ste 550

West Columbia, SC 29169

Contact Information

(803) 936-7410

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Castro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Castro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Castro treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro treats Joint Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Castro treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Castro's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Marfan Syndrome
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Fernando Castro, MD is a rheumatology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Ecuador in 1998 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2010
    University Opf Missouri Hospital-Rheumatology
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2008
    Univeristy Of Missouri Hospital-Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2006
    University Of Missouri-Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 1998
    Universidad Central Del Ecuador
    Medical School
    1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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5.0

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Dr. Castro is extremely competent as a doctor but also seems to care about his patients. I have the utmost respect for him and trust his care and advice.
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC

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