Dr. Luis Castellanos, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 45
  
Dr. Castellanos
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

330 Lewis St San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Luis Castellanos, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Castellanos has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Castellanos to book an appointment.


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 As a general cardiologist, Dr. Castellanos enjoys helping patients improve their cardiovascular health by applying evidence-based strategies, state-of-the-art technology and pharmacotherapy to target coronary disease, hypertension, hyperlipidem...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Harvard Medical School
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Dr. Castellanos accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
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Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
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Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
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Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castellanos treats Mitral Valve Regurgitation more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Castellanos treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castellanos treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Castellanos treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Mitral Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castellanos treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Castellanos treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 20 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castellanos treats Heart Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Castellanos treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castellanos treats Hypertension more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Castellanos treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castellanos treats Hyperlipidemia more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Castellanos treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Check Dr. Castellanos' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Castellanos' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest

UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest330 Lewis St San Diego, CA 92103
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UC San Diego Health - Hillcrest4168 Front St San Diego, CA 92103
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