Yelitza J. Castanos, MSN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner
Specialties
Primary Care, Nurse Practitioner, more

Locations and Appointments


ColumbiaDoctors - 516 West 168th Street

516 West 168th Street
Floor 1
New York, NY 10032
US
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    NYP Employee Plan
    NY Signature
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    Medicaid Managed Care
    Special Needs
    Medicare Managed Care
    Special Needs
    EPO
    POS
    Great West (National)
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    HMO
    PPO
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    PPO
    PPO
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    POS
    ConnectiCare
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    Medicare Managed Care
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    Vytra
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    Medicare Managed Care
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    Medicaid Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    Medicare Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
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    Local 1199
    MagnaCare
    Traditional Medicare
    Railroad
    Multiplan
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    Medicaid Managed Care
    Child/Family Health Plus
    HMO
    Quality Health Management
    Special Needs
    POS
    PPO
    HMO
    Compass (Exchange)
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    Medicaid (Community Plan)
    Medicare Managed Care
    Oxford Liberty
    Oxford Freedom
    Oxford HMO
    Special Needs
    Medicare Managed Care
    SelectHealth
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    Medicare Managed Care
    World Trade Center Health Plan

About Yelitza J. Castanos, MSN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC


Yelitza Castanos, DNP, AGPCNP-BC,is an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she completed her Master's in Scienceand Doctor in Nursing Practice. She earned her Bachelor's in Nursing from the College of New Rochelle. She has over nine years of nursing experience in psychiatric nursing, community health, leadership, and primary care. She is board certified as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She also has subspecialty training in women's health, which includes cervical cancer screening, family planning, and well-woman exams. Her clinical interests include disease prevention, health promotion, complex chronic illness management, and family planning.Castanos' research interests focus on palliative care, women's health, and endocrinology.


Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Primary Care (Nurse Practitioner Group)

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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