Guarionex Joel DeCastro

Medical Oncology and Urology

(718) 584-9000

James J Peters VA Medical Center Urology
130 W Kingsbridge Rd Ste 1C07
Bronx, NY 10468

Overview

Book AppointmentG. Joel DeCastro, MD, MPH, an Assistant Professor of Urology at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. DeCastro graduated with cum laude honors in Biology from Harvard University in 1997. He then went on to complete his medical school training, a Masters in Public Health, and his Urology residency at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. After residency, he completed a two-year fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the University of Chicago, focused on laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He serves on the review panel of numerous publications, including the Journal of Urology and the Journal of Endourology. He has authored multiple original research articles, book chapters, and editorials on urologic oncology. His present research is primarily on outcomes following treatment for bladder cancer.Dr. DeCastro is an established expert in both robotic and laparoscopic techniques for treatment of urologic tumors, specifically for bladder, kidney, prostate, and testicular cancer. He sees patients both at the Allen Hospital and at the Herbert Irving Pavillion on the main hospital campus, and participates in most insurance plans.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Columbia Memorial Hospital
  • Bronx VA Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

Specialties: Medical Oncology and Urology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CDPHP PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Emblem Health Select Care
  • Emblem Health Select Care Bronze
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

DeCastro's Office Information

James J Peters VA Medical Center Urology
130 W Kingsbridge Rd Ste 1C07
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 584-9000

Fax: (718) 874-1491
Website: www.Bronx.va.gov
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM
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Sun-

Doctor DeCastro's Other Office Information

Allen Hospital Urology
5141 Broadway Ste 195
New York, NY 10034
(212) 932-4309

Fax:(212) 293-2444
Website:columbiaurology.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

CUMC-SURGERY Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Ave
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-0112

Fax:(212) 234-2366
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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The New York and Presbyterian Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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The New York and Presbyterian Hospital
1790 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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The New York and Presbyterian Hospital
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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