Dr. Michael Castine, MD

Hematology •  Male • Age 53
  
Dr. Castine
Accepting new patients

Pennington Cancer Center

8595 Picardy Ave Ste 400 Baton Rouge, LA 70809

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(225) 767-0822

Dr. Michael Castine, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Castine has more experience with Blood Disorders, Blood Cancers, and Lymphatic Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Lane Regional Medical Center and Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Castine to book an appointment.


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Dr. Castine accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 89% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Anemia more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Myeloma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Myeloma more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Nodular Lymphoma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Nodular Lymphoma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Lymphatic Disorders

Lymphatic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphedema, lymphadenitis, and lymphangitis.Compare with other Lymphatic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Nodular Lymphoma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castine treats Nodular Lymphoma more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Castine treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

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Dr. Castine's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Castine's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Castine

4.3

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
15.789473684210526%
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Best Dr in the State for cancer treatment He has been taking care of me for 16 yrs Office staff great Dr Castine is very intelligent caring caring Up on all new medical decisions on cancer A Christian Nothing but Love for his his practice of medicine
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We love him! Very through with information! Takes time to answer all questions, wait time is sometimes but not a problem because he takes his time with you. He really cares about his patients!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Castine, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Castine has more experience with Blood Disorders, Blood Cancers, and Lymphatic Disorders than other specialists in hi...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

U Ala
Fellowship Hospital
U Ala
Residency Hospital
1993
U Ala
Internship Hospital
1992
La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Pennington Cancer Center

Hematology/Oncology Center8595 Picardy Ave Ste 400 Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Lane Regional Medical Center

Zachary, LA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

Baton Rouge, LA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

West Feliciana Parish Hospital

Saint Francisville, LA