Dr. Michael A. Castillo, MD

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Pain Medicine | Male

MICHAEL A CASTILLO MD 1840 W Maryland Ave Ste D, Phoenix, AZ 85015 Get Directions
(602) 242-9891

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Care Philosophy

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.Read more

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Dr. Castillo is a physician specializing in neuropathic and microvascular pain syndromes. He is a graduate of the University of...Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Glendale, AZ |
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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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Neuropathy
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • 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
  • 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 Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vascular Neuropathy

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Ketamine Induction
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Phoenix Integrat Surg Res Pgrm

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Maricopa Medical Center-Mayo Pain Center

    Completed in 2000

    University of Arizona

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University of New Mexico / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1980

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Castillo's Office & Staff

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Dr. Castillo says...

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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Dr. Castillo's Care Philosophy

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.