Fernando Castro, MD

877.463.2010

Fernando Castro, MD

Appointed: 2003

Fernando Castro, MD
Department: Gastroenterology and Hepatology Florida
Location: Florida, Weston
Mail Code WESTON
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL 33331
WorkAppointment:877.463.2010
DeskDesk:954.659.5646
WorkFax:954.659.5647
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Puerto Rico Affiliated Hospitals
Gastroenterology
San Juan Puerto Rico
1996
Residency - University of Puerto Rico Affiliated Hospitals
Internal Medicine
San Juan Puerto Rico
1992
Internship - University of Puerto Rico Affiliated Hospitals
Internal Medicine
San Juan Puerto Rico
1990
Medical School - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
San Juan Puerto Rico
1989

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine- Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, general gastroenterology, general hepatology, inflammatory bowel disease, iron deficiency anemia, hepatitis C, colonoscopy quality improvement

Memberships

  • American Association for the Study Liver Disease
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American College of Physicians

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Liver Tests
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
  • Cancer Screening
  • Clinical Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Colonoscopy
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Egd
  • Endoscopic Dilation
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Band Ligation
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Polypectomy
  • Variceal Band Ligation
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
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