Paula M Castaño, MD, MPH

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specialties
Obstetrics and Gynecology, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - Columbus Circle

5 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10019
US
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About Paula M Castaño, 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, and she has expertise in providing trauma-informed care. Dr. Castaño's 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

  • Complex Family Planning
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Abnormal Uterine and Vaginal Bleeding
  • Birth Control
  • Colposcopy
  • Complex IUD Insertion and Removal
  • Contraception
  • Contraceptive Care
  • Contraceptive Implant Placements and Removals
  • Family Planning
  • General Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Exams
  • Gynecology
  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
  • 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
  • Pregnancy Termination
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Routine Gynecologic Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Sterilization
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

Education

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

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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