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Giving back to the community. St. Joseph Health System Office

Hernan P. Castro-Rueda, MD

4.8 out of 5 (115 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Rheumatology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish
Address
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 151
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
26732 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 151
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 347-6044
Fax
(949) 347-6069

More Information

Website
www.missionheritage.com
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Rheumatology
    Areas of Interest

    Rheumatology

  • 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
    Rheumatology - 2008
    Internal Medicine - 2007
  • 26-Oct-2017
    *Dr. Castro is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I have complete confidence in him and his staff.
    16-Oct-2017
    It is unlikely I will be in a position to recommend a rheumatologist, but I would recommend him.
    1-Oct-2017
    Nothing changes, which is frustrating, but that's not his fault.
    5-Sep-2017
    Left in exam room forgotten.
    30-Aug-2017
    *Dr. Castro-Rueda is excellent with communication of needs & issues & is very compassionate & understanding.
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