Dr. Hernan P. Castro-Rueda, MD

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Dr. Hernan P. Castro-Rueda, MD

Rheumatology | Male

MISSION INTERNAL MEDICAL GROUP 26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 151, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 Get Directions
(949) 347-6044

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Dr. Castro-Rueda specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Mission Viejo, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA |
I am free of the pain I endured for a very long, but thanks to Dr. Castro who helped me not only to be pain free but to sleep comfortably at night without suffering. I have recommended him to many of my friends who are exhibiting signs of arthritis of any sort. the staff is amazing and the doctor is kind and knowledgeable.
in Laguna Woods, CA |
Dr. Castro took the time needed to answer my why questions, which made me feel comfortable in how I should treat my body.
in Laguna Woods, CA |
He is the best Doctor. very kind, caring and super good at what he does. He helped save my life twice in the last 2 years!
in San Clemente, Ca |
AVery caring and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend him.
in Laguna Niguel |
Dr. Castro- Rueda has a great bedside manner. He is very thorough and I did not feel rushed at all. He is very knowledgeable and takes time to explain the medical speak.
in san Juan capistrano ca |
I have never seen such an un-professional, difficult, moody doctor with such a huge ego. I seriously think he needs to pack his bags and get out of medicine. This Dr (if you want to call him that) has an large ego and for no reason. I think he badgers his patiets to come in for office visits because of his lack of clientele. Very different than the other true professionals at Mission Internal Medical Group. Believe me--He won't last long at that group. Don't walk from this doctor---RUN!
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Castro-Rueda's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Castro-Rueda

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients