Guarionex Joel DeCastro, MD

Urology
Specialties
Urology, Cancer Care, Urologic Oncology, more

Locations and Appointments


CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US

NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
US
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About Guarionex Joel DeCastro, MD


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G. Joel DeCastro, MD, MPH, an Assistant Professor of Urology at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. DeCastro graduated with cum laude honors in Biology from Harvard University in 1997. He then went on to complete his medical school training, a Masters in Public Health, and his Urology residency at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. After residency, he completed a two-year fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the University of Chicago, focused on laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He serves on the review panel of numerous publications, including the Journal of Urology and the Journal of Endourology. He has authored multiple original research articles, book chapters, and editorials on urologic oncology. His present research is primarily on outcomes following treatment for bladder cancer.


Dr. DeCastro is an established expert in both robotic and laparoscopic techniques for treatment of urologic tumors, specifically for bladder, kidney, prostate, and testicular cancer. He sees patients both at the Allen Hospital and at the Herbert Irving Pavillion on the main hospital campus, and participates in most insurance plans.


Board Certifications

  • Urology

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urologic Cancer
  • Urological Oncology

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Fellowship: The University of Chicago Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Urology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

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