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Hernan P. Castro-Rueda, MD

4.8 out of 5 (68 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Rheumatology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
Address
Mission Hospital Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Mission Hospital Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Road
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 364-1400

Secondary Office

Address
Mission Heritage Mission Viejo - Rheumatology
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 151
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone
(949) 347-6044
Fax
(949) 347-6069

More Information

Website
www.missionheritage.com
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Rheumatology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Catholic University of Cordoba
    • Internship
      Cook County Hospital
    • Residency
      Cook County Hospital
    • Fellowship
      University of California
    • Board Certification
      Rheumatology
    • Board Certification
      Internal Medicine
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    After obtaining an MD from the Catholic University of Cordoba School of Medicine in Argentina, Dr. Castro-Rueda performed research in arthritis at Northwestern University School of Medicine and at the University of Michigan. He then completed his residency training at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and subsequently a fellowship in rheumatology at the University of California San Diego.

    After his fellowship, Dr. Castro-Rueda was appointed Clinical Instructor at the University of Illinois School of Medicine and previously was in practice in the field of rheumatology at Carle Physician Group in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. He is currently a member of the American College of Rheumatology and has published several papers on rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

    He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and treats patients with different forms of arthritis and a wide spectrum of other rheumatic diseases. Dr. Castro-Rueda is fluent in Spanish and English.

    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 3-Aug-2019
    overall very good experience.
    16-Jul-2019
    I always feel well cared for when I see Dr. CR
    7-Jul-2019
    I love the accessibility.
    30-May-2019
    Dr. Castro took his time with me.
    15-May-2019
    Very good experience. It was my first time at this doctor.
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