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Dr. Pedro Castaneda Jr specializes in adolescent medicine, pediatric medicine in Laredo, Texas.
Dr. Pedro Castaneda Jr has been compared 151 times. Details of Dr. Castaneda's 42 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon are available on your free doctor report.
Dr. Pedro Castaneda identified specializing in
Adolescent MedicineAdolescent Medicine
An internist who specializes in adolescent medicine is a multi-disciplinary health care specialist trained in the unique physical, psychological, and social characteristics of adolescents, their health care problems and needs. and Pediatric MedicinePediatric Medicine
A pediatrician is concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive health care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. A pediatrician deals with biological, social, and environmental influences on the developing child, and with the impact of disease and dysfunction on development..
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Dr. Castaneda is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Dr. Castaneda attended medical school at Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon Facultad de Medicina and graduated in 1972 having 42 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.
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