Dr. Pierre Castera, MD

Dr. Pierre Castera, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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63 y/o
(37)

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Dr. Pierre Castera, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Colorectal Surgery Associates

4370 W 109th St Ste 350

Overland Park, KS 66211
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Anorectal Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Castera's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Castera "The physicians of Colorectal Surgery Associates, PC are committed to treating patients as individuals, to communicating their medical care in a manner that patients can understand, and to developing trusting doctor-patient relationships in order to foster the best possible treatment outcomes."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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 PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
    Medical School | Graduated
  • State University of New York, Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castera's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castera to family and friends
37 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Castera'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 (12)

Kind and knowledgeable, respects patient as partner in choices, rather than just a subject.
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Dr Castera is such a caring and compassionate physician. He is reassuring and a patient listener. He has a gift of being trustworthy, which I consider a vital aspect of the physician- patient relationship
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I saw Dr Castera first in the office then later in an outpatient surgical setting. In both instances he was friendly and cordial and seemed very engaged in our dialogue. His staff is over-the-top friendly. Very helpful in scheduling procedures and tests and working with insurance. I’ve only seen Dr...more
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Suffice it to say I've been through a lot. I can't begin to tell you all how excelent a doctor he is. He has gone out of his way to do what he can for me. Caring doctors who truly take an interest in the patient are rare. He does both and makes sure you understand what's going on so your not...more
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Took his time explaining my condition and performed my surgery well
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