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Dr. Gregory Castiglia, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Castiglia

Dr. Gregory Castiglia, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Williamsville, NY. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeo and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(716) 839-9402

Dr. Castiglia accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Independent Health
Encompass
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Castiglia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castiglia treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Castiglia treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castiglia treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Castiglia treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castiglia treats Herniated Disc more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Castiglia treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Castiglia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Castiglia is a Board Certified neurosurgeon. He received his BA in physics at Dartmouth College and his Medical Doctorate from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University in 1992. He completed his neurosurgical residency in 1999 a...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

SUNY/B Education Consortium Surgical Res Program
Residency Hospital
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeo
Medical School
1994
SUNY/Millard Fillmore Hospital
Internship Hospital
1994

Awards

Dr. Castiglia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Castiglia

3.1

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
50%
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4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
44.44444444444444%
(8)

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Dr. Castiglia's Performance
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This man put my family through absolute misery and we were unable to sue because we ran out of time due to NYS statutes. He lied to a dying family member who was terminal, claiming she had years to live and forced her into painful physical therapy 3 times a week as her bones were breaking from...Read More
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Like many of the neurosurgeons in the Buffalo area, does not consider what the neurologist and neuroradiologists diagnose and recommend. Horrible medical exam in office. (except by his mid level - which was excellent. However, he did not consider her exam) His neurological exam was terrible, he had...Read More
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After being misdiagnosed for 6 months by not only Dr Castiglia but a number of other MDs, i finally went in for microdiscectomy and fusion, woke up and couldn't move my legs, 3 weeks later the same procedure was done because he left a piece of disc in the front area of my spine, still couldn't move...Read More
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I would never willingly return to this office. The office staff is absolutely horrendous. I have encountered them three times and by the third time I was ready to explode. they do not do their jobs of getting paperwork situated in the patients best interest. The nurse practitioner came in place of...Read More
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Dr. Castiglia preformed a decompressive craniectomy after a traumatic brain injury my brother sustained in a car accident. He could’ve easily died and Dr. Castiglia saved his life. He just came out of a successful surgery to replace the bone flap that had been previously removed in the craniectomy....Read More
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