Dr. Frank Castillon III, MD

Dr. Frank Castillon III, MD

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Dr. Frank Castillon III, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

2424 50th St Rm 100

Lubbock, TX 79412

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
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Background Check

1 Board Action Found
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/20/2017)View details
No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Castillon III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castillon III treats Spine Disorders more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Castillon III treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castillon III treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Castillon III treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castillon III treats Spinal Stenosis more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Castillon III treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Castillon III's conditions and procedures:

Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Castillon has a very conservative approach to surgery and is only recommended as a final option. In most cases, microsurgical techniques are utilized to accomplish the goals of surgery through smaller incisions, translating to less postoperati...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Medical University Of South Carolina
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
Internship Hospital
1999
University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
Medical School
1995
Tulane University Of Louisiana
Undergraduate School
2005
2002
1999
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Media & Publications

  • Top Docs in DFW,

Dr. Castillon III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Castillon III

4.2

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Dr Castillon and his staff were beyond amazing. Dr Castillon was able to quickly identify and correct my issue. Although I was extremely hesitant, after a talking with Dr Castillon about alternatives, I decided to proceed with his recommendation, which turned out to be one of the best decisions...Read More
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Dr Castillon is NEVER in a hurry to help in anyway. He is very quick to give you his 2 cents and refer you somewhere else. He will tell you what he can not do even though it is one of his specialties. He will also roam outside of his specialty by attempting to counsel you about emotional topics...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
FirstCare Health Plans
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Principal Life
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare