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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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108 doctors
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108 doctors
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54 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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50 doctors
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50 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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43 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more chronic pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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37 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more vitamin deficiency patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Castro saw more frozen shoulder patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more repetitive stress injury (RSI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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30 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more fibromyalgia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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61 doctors
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62 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more back problems patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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19 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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57 doctors
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58 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more back pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Castro saw more Raynaud's syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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58 doctors
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57 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more spine condition patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more rotator cuff syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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21 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more tendonitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Castro saw more Sjogren's syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more psoriasis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Castro saw pulmonary fibrosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.
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35 doctors
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34 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Castro saw neck pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more lupus patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Castro saw degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more sarcoidosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more gout patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Castro saw plantar fasciitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.
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43 doctors
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42 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Castro saw peripheral neuropathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.

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43 doctors
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42 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Castro saw neuropathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more osteoporosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Castro saw Crohn's disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.
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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Castro saw more ulcerative colitis (UC) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Columbia area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Castro saw De Quervain's tenosynovitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Columbia area. Learn more.
Locations

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

Lexington Orthopaedics MRI
146 N Hospital Dr
West Columbia, SC 29169
404 miles away
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Office
146 E Hospital Dr
West Columbia, SC 29169
404 miles away

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Credentials
  • Universidad San Francisco de Quito Colegio de Ciencias de la Salud
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1998
  • University of Missouri-Columbia Program
    RESIDENCY

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
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

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