Dr. Manuel Castro, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
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Age 58
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Dr. Manuel Castro, MD
When surgery becomes necessary to control your weight and improve your health, you need an experienced surgeon you can trust. A surgeon who cares for you before, during, and after surgery. Dr. Manuel E. Castro is a bariatric surgeon with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Castro has performed more than 3500 weight loss surgeries, and has seen firsthand the difference bariatric surgery can make in people's lives. Dr. Castro is a board-certified bariatric surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is proficient in laparoscopic surgery and is experienced with a number of bariatric surgery techniques, including gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, and "band-to-sleeve" revision surgery. Prior to joining Kim Bariatric Institute, Dr. Castro served as the President and Medical Director of New Beginnings Surgical Group. He has also been affiliated with Southwest Surgeons for Obesity and El Paso Surgical Associates.

8350 Dallas Pkwy # 300

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

(469) 213-8300

Dr. Manuel Castro, MD

Dr. Manuel Castro, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Stomach Surgery
high
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
3

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight-Related Conditions
11

Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends
4.6
based on 23 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Castro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Ft Worth, TX |
I had a great experience with Dr Castro. I have had my lap band for over 8 years and was very well informed of the pre op and post op requirements in keeping healthy weight loss and maintaining it gone.
in Colleyville, TX |
Dr. Castro was very attentive, patient and informative with all my questions.
in Colleyville, TX |
awesome experience pre and post surgery
in Colleyville, TX |
i had a few scheduling issues, but overall the staff and doctors were great and easy to work with.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Castro accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medico
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Castro has admitting privileges

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
3501 Junius Street
Dallas, TX 75246
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Methodist Dallas Medical Center
1441 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
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