Dr. Armando E Castro, MD



General Surgery     -  New York,  Flushing

 Overview

Dr. Armando E Castro, MD works in Flushing, New York is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated University Of Vermont College Of Medicine in 1998. Dr. Castro is affiliated with New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens and practicing for 21 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • General Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant for Hematologic Malignancy
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Exercise Management
  • Food Allergy - Tree Nuts
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kidney Damage - Ethylene Glycol
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Vertebral Artery Occlusion
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles

 Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arthrodesis Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hermia Surgery
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 21

 State License

  • New York

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

Burlington, VT, United States

Graduated: 1998

 Awards

1   General Surgery, 2009

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 New York Hospital Queens

5645 Main Street
New York (NY)
Flushing,
11355

  (718) 670-1231
Office Volume:    55 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Year Established:    2008
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



New York Hospital Queens, 5645 Main Street, Flushing, New York (NY), 11355




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Emblem Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
  • Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Freedom Plan
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Worker's Compensation WC

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 Affiliated Hospitals


New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens photo


New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens

56 45 Main Street New York NY, Flushing, 11355

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens is a hospital located in Flushing, NY. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 15 of 16 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 13 of 16 procedures.




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