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Fernando Castro, MD

Dr. Castro is a rheumatologist in the West Columbia area. He is affiliated with Lexington Medical Center.
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Dr. Castro saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more vitamin deficiency patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more frozen shoulder patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more back pain patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more back problems patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more Raynaud's syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more spine condition patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more Sjogren's syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more psoriasis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more neck pain patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw pulmonary fibrosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Castro saw more lupus patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw sarcoidosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Castro saw more gout patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw plantar fasciitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Castro saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more neuropathy patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more osteoporosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Castro saw more Crohn's disease patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Castro saw more ulcerative colitis (UC) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Castro saw De Quervain's tenosynovitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Castro sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

110 E Medical Ln
West Columbia, SC 29169
900 miles away
Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169
900 miles away
240 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
1,137 miles away
2601 Laurel St
Columbia, SC 29204
906 miles away
Women's Imaging Center Lexington Medical Center
2728 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169
900 miles away
University of Missouri Healthcare
1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO 65212
668 miles away
1700 Tarboro St W
Wilson, NC 27893
1,106 miles away
Lexington County Health Services Distric
146 E Hospital Dr
West Columbia, SC 29169
900 miles away

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Credentials
  • Universidad Central Del Ecuador IN Quito Quito
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1998

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Rheumatology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Castro is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Lexington Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • AvMed
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield