Dr. Michael Castro, MD

Dr. Michael Castro, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(33)
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Dr. Michael Castro, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Beverly Hills, CA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

8900 Wilshire Blvd

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Breast Diseases
high
more than 87% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 68% of peers
Blood Disorders
normal
more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • 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
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Lukes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mt Sinai
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends
4.0
based on 33 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Castro's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Santa Monica, CA |
Dr. Castro was recommended to me through Caris Life Sciences to explain the pathophysiology of my uncle’s cancer. He is very knowledgeable in the molecular biology of cancer that most oncologists are not. His treatment plans target cancer’s oncogenic pathways. He’s also extremely caring and...more
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in New York |
I first met Dr. Castro in Amsterdam, NY, when my husband Steve was diagnosed with Stage IV Lymphoma . If we had not met Dr. Castro, my husband's life would have been lost. Today Steve is still CA free. Dr.Castro is truly one of the Elite in his field, with his care and diligence, any patient of...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
I found the BEST Oncologist when I found Dr. Castro. When I first started seeing him I was scared and having so many symptoms regarding my recent cancer diagnoses. On my first visit with him he took the time to talk with me and made me feel that he was really there to help me. He takes the time to...more
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in Honolulu, HI |
While Dr. Michael Castro is highly intelligent and very well trained. The quality that brought me to him was his vigilance and tenacity. He fought the hospital administration to get the best and newest treatments. Additionally, he is very sympathetic and caring of his patients. Having had...more
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in Honolulu, HI |
I am so blessed to have Dr Castro for my oncologist, he is very intelligent and caring. I will truly miss him. Dr Castro is the best doctor that I ever had, he is so caring and takes the time to talk to me regarding my illness. He is always looking for ways of improving my health. He is such as...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Castro accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.