Dr. Hector Castro MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — San Antonio, TXContact Dr. Castro
Dr. Hector Castro specializes in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes specialist in San Antonio, Texas. Details of Dr. Castro's 22 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico are available on your free doctor report.
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8711 Village Dr
San Antonio, TX 78217
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Hector Castro identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs., EndocrinologyEndocrinology
An internist who concentrates on disorders of the internal (endocrine) glands such as the thyroid and adrenal glands. This specialist also deals with disorders such as diabetes, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems. and Diabetes Specialist.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.
Dr. Hector Castro accepts the following plans for United Healthcare at 8711 Village Dr
- Definity Choice Plus
- Definity PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
- Harvard Pilgrim Options
- PacifiCare SignatureElite
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Castro is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Hendrick Medical Center
1900 Pine St
EducationDr. Castro attended medical school at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Facultad de Medicina and graduated in 1991 having 22 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. Hector Castro MD as:
- Hector J Castro
- H Castro
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