Treatment & Services
- Diagnosing Asthma
- Endotracheal Intubation
- Mechanical Ventilation
- Oxygen Therapy
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal Chest X-Ray/CT
- Acute Lung Injury
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- End Stage Lung Disease
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Mass
- Lung Nodules
- Pulmonary Disease
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Sleep Apnea
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Akron General Medical Center
Akron, OH USA
Graduate School - University of Washington
Seattle, WA USA
Medical Education - University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Malate, Manila 1000, Philippines
Undergraduate - University of the Philippines
Medical Education - University of The Philippines
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
- Neurocritical Care
- Critical Care Medicine
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 2/16/2021, Dr. Castro has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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45 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 7, 2021
Dr. Castro is very nice, caring and informative.
Reviewed on May 6, 2021
dr Castro is one of the most caring drs Ive ever had he is a wonderful dr
Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021
Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021
Dr Castro is kind compassionate and concerned abut his patients and their health and is very kind to the Geriatric patents. Thank you for being the model physician and your ability to communicate and care for people
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021
I was very comfortable with Dr Castro. He was both personable as well as professional.
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021
I will give a heads up to all the staff and Dr Castro I have already recommended him to people looking for a pulmonary dr
Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020
Dr Castro always takes his time listening and communicates the plan of care for the best interests of his patients!
Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020
Dr Castro is a very nice and caring doctor.
Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020
dr Castro is friendly, professional, funny, thorough, takes his time to explain any concernsI trust him
Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020
Dr. Castro treated me with kindness showed me my xrays and scans answered all my questions and was so, nice .
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