Dr. Manuel Castro, MD

Dr. Manuel Castro, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Manuel Castro, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Colleyville, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School and specializes in bariatric surgery and bariatric medicine.Read his story

5204 Colleyville Blvd

Colleyville, TX 76034

Contact Information

(817) 581-6100

Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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

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.

Dr. Castro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Castro "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."
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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

3  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends
23 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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)

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.
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Dr. Castro was very attentive, patient and informative with all my questions.
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awesome experience pre and post surgery
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i had a few scheduling issues, but overall the staff and doctors were great and easy to work with.
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