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Dr. Luis Castro, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery*
5.0 (44)
Map Pin Small Redwood City, CA
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Luis Castro, MD

Dr. Luis Castro, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Redwood City, CA. They specialize in Cardiothoracic Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery. They graduated from Stanford University and is affiliated with Sequoia Hospital. Dr. Castro, completed a residency at Stanford Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Castro an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Castro works at Dignity Health Medical Group – Sequoia in Redwood City, CA with other offices in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Castro's Office Locations

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    Dignity Health Medical Group-sequoia
    2900 Whipple Ave Ste 140, Redwood City, CA 94062 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 410-7511
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
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    Dr. Luis Castro
    2250 Hayes St Ste 302, San Francisco, CA 94117 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 410-7511
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Surgery
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Subacute Endocarditis
Systolic Heart Failure
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Surgery
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Mitral Valve Repair
Thoracentesis
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Abdominal Pain
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Arrhythmias
Ascites
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Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Cardiac Defects
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Disease
Carotid Artery Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Heart Disease
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Mediastinal Tumors
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Osteosarcoma
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thymomas
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Typical Atrial Flutter
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Aneurysm Repair
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Atrial Tissue Ablation
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Coronary Stenting
Heart Defect Repair
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Replacement
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Skin Grafts
Tracheal Surgery
Venous Thrombectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    5.0
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    About Dr. Luis Castro, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1679587893
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University So Calif
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Stanford Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Stanford Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Stanford University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Sequoia Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Luis 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.

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    Dr. Castro has seen patients for Congenital Aortic Valve 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.

    44 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.

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