Carlos M. De Castro III, MD Carlos M. De Castro III, MD

Carlos M. De Castro III, MD

Cell Therapy and Hematologic Malignancies Specialist

4.9 out of 5  (242 ratings, 50 reviews)
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919-684-8964 Office number
919-684-5325
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Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
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ABOUT ME

I study disorders of the bone marrow and bone marrow failure syndromes. I also see some leukemias and lymphomas and other blood malignancies. Duke offers a very personalized, individualized level of care to each patient. Nobody is the same, so we take the whole patient, we listen to them, and we offer our best recommendations for treatment options. We offer some of the latest treatment options that are available, usually in the setting of a clinical trial. If not, we offer the latest advancement in the field. When I was going through medical school, molecular biology was the new field. Everything was being described as a new cancer-causing gene. And to me that was so appealing – we’re going to figure out what causes cancer and new ways to treat it. That’s what really brought me into the hematology oncology world – things were being discovered that were new and exciting and hopefully would lead to new treatment options. Duke offers an extremely high standard of care. Though we’re not always successful and the disease sometimes wins, our goal is to give the patients the best possible care.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Training
EDUCATION
MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1985
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine, Parkland Memorial Hospital (Texas), 1985-1988
FELLOWSHIP
Hematology/Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, 1988-1991
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Focus and Research
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4.9 out of 5 (242 ratings, 50 reviews)
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
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