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

Hernan P. Castro-Rueda, MD

4.8 out of 5
Specialty
  • Rheumatology
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
  • Specialties & Education

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Rheumatology
  • 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.

  • 30-Aug-2017
    *Dr. Castro-Rueda is excellent with communication of needs & issues & is very compassionate & understanding.
    28-Aug-2017
    *Dr. Castro wonderful! Caring, considerate, professional.
    17-Aug-2017
    The public needs more doctors like *Dr. Castro. He is excellent in every respect. An excellent.
    26-Jun-2017
    Care and bedside manner was more than what I expected. *Dr. Castro is also helping with an issue that I didn't know he could help with. Excellent!
    23-Jun-2017
    I highly recommend Dr Castro.
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