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Hernan P. Castro-Rueda, MD

4.9 out of 5 (88 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Rheumatology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
Address
Mission Heritage Mission Viejo - Rheumatology
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 151
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Mission Heritage Mission Viejo - Rheumatology
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 151
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
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
  • 17-May-2020
    Dr Castro Rueda saves me from a life of pain
    14-May-2020
    my Doctor is very caring and listens to me. does not rush me.
    1-May-2020
    I am honored to have the best Doctors in the world helping me with my health. I would prefer to meet face to face, but these conferences are better than no meeting at all.
    28-Apr-2020
    I didnt want to do Zoom appointment, but it was much more Satisfying than phone appt with my Neurologist. also Dr Castro seemed to have more time, more concern than office visits which are usually rushed.
    21-Apr-2020
    Considering appointment was conducted on Zoom, I felt as satisfied as if I had been in office
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