Dr. Hector Castro, MD

Dr. Hector Castro, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Dr. Hector Castro, MD is a nephrology specialist in Albuquerque, NM. He specializes in nephrology.

3821 Masthead St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(888) 585-7046

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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

  • Nephrology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Castro does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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1  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education data for Dr. Castro is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Castro has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Castro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Met Dr Castro for the first time yesterday a day after my daddy passed away. He was very kind, great bedside manner and very informative. Made me feel comfortable and offered me a tissue when I shed some tears for my recent loss.
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