Dr. Maria Castro, MD

Dr. Maria Castro, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Maria Castro, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Holly Springs, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Military University of New Granada / School of Medicine And Health Science in 1996 and specializes in pediatrics.

500 Holly Springs Rd Ste 101

Holly Springs, NC 27540

Contact Information

(919) 762-5113

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Castro's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Disorders
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
Allergies
Allergy Testing
Allergy Treatment
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
Anaphylaxis
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Asthma in Children
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedwetting
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Breath Testing
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Burn Injuries
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Cellulitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Tonsillitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
Cough
Cystic Fibrosis
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Type 2
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enteritis
Febrile Convulsion
Fever
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hair Loss
Headache
Hearing Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Hives
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Infant Care
Infections
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lice
Limb Pain
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nausea
Nebulizer Treatment
Neck Muscle Strain
Neonatal Care
Newborn Jaundice
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Diseases
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Pharyngitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pregnancy Test
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Ringworm
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Rosacea
Scabies
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sports Physical Examination
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Thyroid Disease
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Warts
Well Baby Care
Well Child Examination
Wellness Examination
Wheezing
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

Starlight Pediactrics is committed to providing the highest level of health care to infants, children and young adults, that also comes with understanding and consideration for our patients. We strive for total patient satisfaction and we are committed to delivering courteous and efficient services to empower families to make healthy decisions for the optimal well-being of their children.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

2006
Long Island College Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Long Island College Hospital
Internship Hospital
1996
Military University of New Granada / School of Medicine And Health Science
Medical School
1991
Military University of New Granada / School of Medicine And Health Science
Undergraduate School
2006
2004
1996
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Castro

4.3

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Castro goes above and beyond. How many pediatricians do you know that will take off-hr calls themselves and get back to you promptly? Not just brush-off calls -- very thorough, compassionate, caring, and professional approach each time. Her willingness to take the sacrifice to spend extra time...Read More
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I would not reccomend her if you are looking for someone supportive of breastfeeding. She claims breastmilk has no nutritional value after 12 months. This is outdated information and goes against what the world health organization reccomends and also against what the american academy of pediatrics...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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