Dr. Michael Castillo, MD

Dr. Michael Castillo, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Michael Castillo, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of New Mexico / Main Campus in 1994 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.Read his story

1840 W Maryland Ave Ste D

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 98% of peers
Torticollis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Castillo's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Castillo "Dr. Castillo is a physician specializing in neuropathic and microvascular pain syndromes. He is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, completed an internship with Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency and completed his anesthesia residency through the University of Arizona School of Medicine. Dr. Castillo has been in Private Practice in Phoenix for fifteen years. He is considered a leading expert in spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal catheter medication management for chronic pain syndromes. Dr. Castillo is committed to providing the highest standard of medical care to his patients. This requires listening to the patient, doing a physical exam, and reviewing tests and radiology findings. The patient must understand their health problems before they can make decisions on their health. He creates an individualized and comprehensive treatment program for each patient."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Castillo "I recognize that pain is very personal; it cannot be easily measured or quantified. My goal is always to give personal care and to help improve your functional level so pain does not control your life."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Castillo does not have any board certifications listed.

115  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Headache
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Male Pelvic Pain
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nervous Breakdown
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vascular Neuropathy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 New Mexico / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Phoenix Integrat Surg Res Pgrm
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Maricopa Medical Center-Mayo Pain Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Castillo has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Castillo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castillo's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castillo to family and friends
48 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Castillo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

My husband was with Dr Castillo for 10 yrs and Dr Castillo was great with my husband and his head nurse Kathy was my husband nurse 14yrs they are amazing
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I was referred by my physician and heard great things about Dr. Castillo. I have been a pain patient for 5 years desiring to change to a new physician. I was not able to get past the initial receptionist who intimated that I was just looking for pills because I told her I couldn't for medical...more
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Dr Castillo and his staff were very professional, knew about my conditions from my reports, explained my condition to me. Dr Castillo explained the alternative therapies for my pain.
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Dr.Castillo is the best. I have referred several people to him. I trust him completely. His office is peaceful. The office staff are all outstanding.
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