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Dr. Elsa Castro, MD

Pediatric Cardiology*
4.4 (11)
Map Pin Small Brick, NJ
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Elsa Castro, MD

Dr. Elsa Castro, MD is a Pediatric Cardiologist in Brick, NJ. They specialize in Pediatric Cardiology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology. They graduated from TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE OF SUPERIOR STUDIES OF MONTERREY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IGNACIO A SANTOSA and is affiliated with Community Medical Center, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Ocean University Medical Center, Morristown Medical Center and Saint Joseph's University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Castro an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Castro works at Practice in Brick, NJ with other offices in Red Bank, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Heart Murmur and Congenital Heart Defects along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Castro's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Alpert Zales and Castro Pediatric Cardiology PA
    1623 Route 88 Ste A, Brick, NJ 08724 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 458-9666
  2. 2
    Children's Dental Center of Monmouth PA
    2 Apple Farm Rd, Red Bank, NJ 07701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (732) 671-5659

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Community Medical Center
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • Ocean University Medical Center
  • Morristown Medical Center
  • Saint Joseph's University Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Heart Murmur
Congenital Heart Defects
Septal Defect
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Chest Pain
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Syncope
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Ventricular Septal Defect
Cardiac Ultrasound
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Acute Endocarditis
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Arrhythmias
Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Disease
Congenital Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Ebstein's Anomaly
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Infective Endocarditis
Kawasaki Disease
Lipid Disorders
Long QT Syndrome
Marfan Syndrome
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Second Degree Heart Block
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Subacute Endocarditis
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Systemic Vasculitis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Third Degree Heart Block
Transposition of Great Arteries
Tricuspid Valve Atresia
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Nuclear Stress Testing
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    4.4
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    About Dr. Elsa Castro, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Cardiology

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1639146954
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE OF SUPERIOR STUDIES OF MONTERREY / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IGNACIO A SANTOSA
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Elsa Castro, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Castro is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Castro has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Castro has seen patients for Heart Murmur and Congenital Heart Defects, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Castro on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Castro. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Castro.

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