See All Nephrologists in Albuquerque, NM
Dr. Hector Castro, MD Icon-share Share Profile
icon-circle-check
Link Copied!
Profile link copied to clipboard!
Super Profile

Dr. Hector Castro, MD

Nephrology*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Albuquerque, NM
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Hector Castro, MD

Dr. Hector Castro, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Albuquerque, NM. They graduated from UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DEL CENTRO / FACULTAD DE MEDICINA and is affiliated with Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital and Lovelace Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Castro an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Castro works at Renal Medicine Associates in Albuquerque, NM with other offices in Las Cruces, NM and Rio Rancho, NM. They frequently treat conditions like Parathyroid (Gland) Disease, Hyperparathyroidism and Mineral Metabolism Disorders along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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.

FindCare Super Profile Designation
Super Profile
5/5
Customize your search with filters that provide more Super Profile results near you
User Ratings (of at least 4.0)
Insurance Accepted
Headshot Available
Accepting New Patients
Conditions Treated and Procedures Performed

Dr. Castro's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Renal Medicine Associates
    3821 MASTHEAD ST NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 998-7400
  2. 2
    Office
    3900 E Lohman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88011 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (575) 522-5752
  3. 3
    Office
    1600 Randolph Ct SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 244-3633
  4. 4
    Albuquerque Vamc
    1760 Grande Blvd Se, Rio Rancho, NM 87124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 892-1880

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

Admitting hospitals are where the provider is credentialed to see patients, perform procedures, and send patients for continuous care.

  • Plains Regional Medical Center
  • Presbyterian Hospital
  • Lovelace Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

NEW FEATURE

What is treatment frequency?

Our treatment frequency feature helps you understand howoften a provider performs or treats a specificprocedure/condition compared to other doctors. Providersrank in one of four frequency categories:

Very HighFrequency
HighFrequency
NormalFrequency
May Perform

Specific procedures/conditions that don’t haveenough data are indicated with “May Perform”. We encourageyou to contact the provider with questions about theirexperience.

Search for conditions or procedures.
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Mineral Metabolism Disorders

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.
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Acidosis
  • View other providers who treat Acidosis
Acute Kidney Failure
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage V
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
End-Stage Renal Disease
Gout
  • View other providers who treat Gout
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Vitamin D Deficiency
Acute Glomerulonephritis
Acute Kidney Infection
Alkalosis
Amyloidosis
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage I
Chronic Nephritic Syndrome
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Dehydration
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hydronephrosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Kidney Infection
Kidney Stones
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Nephrotic Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Renal Osteodystrophy
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Small Kidney
Systemic Vasculitis
Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Plasmapheresis
Renal Scan
Ultrasound
Check your insurance
    Close Icon
    Please double-check when making an appointment.

    View All Accepted Carriers

    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Presbyterian Health Plan

    * Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

    Ratings & Reviews
    Reviews are displayed in date order and collected from patients who have agreed to reporting accurate and fair reviews. Providers with no reviews may have a new FindCare profile, or no submitted reviews on FindCare yet.

    Learn more about how FindCare's ratings and reviews work

    5.0
    Average provider rating
    Based on 1 ratings
    Patient Ratings (1)
    5 Star
    (1)
    4 Star
    (0)
    3 Star
    (0)
    2 Star
    (0)
    1 Star
    (0)
    Leave a review

    How was your appointment with Dr. Castro?

    Read more reviews on Healthgrades
    Photo: Dr. Hector Castro, MD
    How would you rate your experience with Dr. Hector Castro, MD?
    • Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends

    Dr. Castro's Office & Staff

    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Experience with Dr. Castro

    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
    • Hpends appropriate amount of time with patients

    Tell Us About Yourself

    • Your gender:
    • Your age group:
    • Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:

    Finish Here

    • How would you like to confirm your survey information?
      Standard text messaging and data rates may apply.
    Thank you for sharing your feedback about Dr. Hector Castro, MD.

    About Dr. Hector Castro, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

    • *Healthline does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1528211372
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DEL CENTRO / FACULTAD DE MEDICINA
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Nephrology
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Hector 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 Parathyroid (Gland) Disease, Hyperparathyroidism and Mineral Metabolism Disorders, 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.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Castro. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Castro.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Castro, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Castro appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

    Telehealth Options
    This provider has not specified a telehealth appointment method. Would you still like to make an appointment with Dr. Castro, or would you like to choose another provider and have an online appointment right now?
    Find provider online now
    Call now to make an appointment
    (505) 998-7400

    Are you Dr. Hector Castro, MD?

    Claim your profile through Healthgrades to keep it updated and reach more patients.

    It’s free and only takes a minute.

    CLAIM MY PROFILE

    Search

    Primary Care
    Close Icon