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Dr. Januario E. Castro, MD

Dr. Januario E. Castro, MD

Hematology / Oncology Specialist, Transplant Hepatologist
Accepting patients

    Overview

    Januario E. Castro, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in treating a variety of blood cancers, including lymphoma and leukemia. His areas of expertise include translational research and early therapy development applied to leukemia and lymphoma with emphasis in cellular-stem cell therapy and gene immunotherapy. As a professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Castro instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research focuses on gene immunotherapy applied to chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and non Hodgkin-lymphoma (NHL). Dr. Castro completed a fellowship in hematology-oncology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and a residency in internal medicine at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Industrial University of Santander in Columbia. He is board-certified in medical oncology. Dr. Castro is an active member of several academic and biotechnology organizations, including the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology's Scientific Review Committee, the NCIs Leukemia Steering Committee, and advisory boards of different biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cancer/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Hematology / Oncology Specialist

    Transplant Hepatologist

    Education & Training

    Univ Ca San Diego Med Ctr, Hematology/Oncology; Graduate Hosp (Tenet Hlth Sx), Internal Medicine (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Universidad Industrial De Santander

    Other Degree - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Medical Oncologist

    Medical Degree - Professor of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine since 2007

    Languages

    Spanish

    Medical Conditions Treated

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Hematology / Oncology Specialist, like Dr. Januario Castro, may include:

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    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Castro's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health - Cancer Care

    9300 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health La Jolla - Moores Cancer Center - Leukemia and Lymphoma

    3855 Health Sciences Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 822-6600

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    Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

    3855 Health Sciences Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 822-6100

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Januario Castro accepting new patients?

    Yes, Januario Castro is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Januario Castro offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Castro's office at (858) 657-7000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Januario Castro offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Castro's office at (858) 657-7000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Januario Castro speak?

    Januario Castro speaks English and Spanish.

    Which board certifications does Januario Castro have?

    Januario Castro is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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