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Dr. Nelson Castillo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
4.9 (29)
Map Pin Small Atlanta, GA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Nelson Castillo, MD

Dr. Nelson Castillo, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Atlanta, GA. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Wellstar North Fulton Hospital and Northside Hospital. Dr. Castillo, completed a residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Patients rated Dr. Castillo an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Castillo works at Practice in Atlanta, GA with other offices in Cumming, GA. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia 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. Castillo's Office Locations

  1. 1
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    5445 Meridian Mark Rd Ste 395, Atlanta, GA 30342 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (470) 440-1777
  2. 2
    Northside Hospital-forsyth
    1200 Northside Forsyth Dr, Cumming, GA 30041 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (770) 844-3200
  3. 3
    Northside Hospital
    1000 Johnson Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (404) 851-8000

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  • Wellstar North Fulton Hospital
  • Northside Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1689876526
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Residency
    Internship
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Emory University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
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