Dr. Manuel E. Castro, MD

Dr. Manuel E. Castro, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 57 years old

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When surgery becomes necessary to control your weight and improve your health, you need an experienced surgeon you can trust....Read more

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based on 17 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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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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Dr. Castro says...

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.

Dr. Castro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Castro's Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight-Related Conditions

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota

    Completed in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery