Dr. Richard Castillo, MD

Dr. Richard Castillo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Richard Castillo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 724-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
normal
more than 75% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
normal
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Castillo'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Umass Memorial Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castillo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castillo's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castillo to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Castillo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Several years ago my teenage daughter was complaining she had back pain. I took her to a few doctors who basically could find nothing wrong looking at her X-rays. I don't think anyone believed her when she said how bad it hurt. It was Dr. Castillo who took us seriously and ordered a MRI finally. He...more
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Dr Castillo performed a spinal fusion of my lower back in 2013. I always found Dr Castillo to be very helpful and straightforward. I felt very confident of his medical decisions and attention to detail. My back is doing well.
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