April 11, 2018

Medical Professionals in Manila: Dr. Rod Castro

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  • As an expat, there are basic necessities that you need to know to have a comfortable stay in the Philippines. Apart from food, transportation means, and emergency hotlines, it is important to be aware of health services around the metro. This includes finding a physician who can help you about your health conditions as you live in the Philippines.

    If you’re looking for someone who can help you with conditions involving heart-related diseases, get to know Dr. Rod Castro.

    Rod T. Castro, MD, FPCP, FPCC
    Internal Medicine-Cardiology

    Dr. Castro is a cardiologist by profession with a sub-specialty in critical care. He decided to take the medical profession as a career in response to his childhood dream of serving people and has been practicing for about 10 years. He graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of the Philippine Baguio and took his MD, internship, and residency training at the University of the East- Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center.

    Aside from that, he also had his fellowship for Cardiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center Quezon City, and underwent training for Cardio Critical Care at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London. As a cardiologist some of the services that Dr. Castro offers are taking care of bypass patients, medical diagnosis, and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and valvular heart disease. Because of the hard work, he continuously gives in his chosen field of profession, he was awarded as the most outstanding resident doctor during his time.

    Make an appointment:

    St. Luke’s Medical Center- Quezon City
    Wednesday and Friday: 4 pm to 6 pm

    St. Clare’s Medical Center
    1838 Dian St., Palanan, Makati City
    Monday and Thursday: 1 pm to 3 pm

    UERM Medical Center
    Room 211-212, Aurora Blvd., Quezon City
    Wednesday: 10 am to 12 nn; Friday: 1 pm to 3 pm

    This also appears on Philippine Primer’s English magazine April 2018 issue.

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