Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialties: Obstetrics and GynecologyMore specialties
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1790 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
US

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About Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH


Paula Castaño, MD, MPH, is a board certified obstetrician gynecologist. She received an undergraduate degree at Brown University and completed medical school at the University of Minnesota. She was a resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. Dr. Castaño completed her fellowship in family planning at Columbia University Medical Center, where she also obtained a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology. Her clinical focus is on office-based procedures. Her research interests include contraceptive use by HIV-infected women, the folate status of reproductive-aged women, and the use of technology to improve contraceptive continuation. She serves as director of the Faculty Practice.


Board Certifications

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Expertise

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abnormal Uterine and Vaginal Bleeding
  • Birth Control
  • Colposcopy
  • Contraception
  • Contraceptive Care
  • Family Planning
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecology
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • Hysteroscopic Polypectomy/Myomectomy
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) and Contraceptive Implant Placements and Removals
  • Irregular Periods/Menstrual Cycles
  • LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Miscarriage Management
  • Pap Smear
  • Post Menopausal Problems
  • Pre-Conception Counseling
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Sterilization

Education

  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Residency: University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC
  • Medical Director, Columbus Circle Practice
  • Medical Director, Outpatient Services

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • Organon Inc. Resident Research Award Outstanding Research in Womens Health

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