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Dr. Oscar Castillo, DPM

Podiatrist (Foot and Ankle Specialist)

Dr. Oscar Castillo is a podiatrist practicing in Bronx, NY. Dr. Castillo is a medical doctor specializing in the treatment of the foot , ankle and related parts of the leg. As a podiatrist, Dr. Castillo diagnoses and treats conditions of the feet. The feet are key body parts that give a person stability, absorb shock, allow for walking and standing and are necessary for overall well-being. So, the feet need expert care. Podiatrists can specialize in surgery, wound care, sports medicine, diabetic care and pediatrics.
17 years Experience
Dr. Oscar Castillo, DPM
  • Bronx, NY
  • Stony Brook University
  • Accepting new patients

Do podiatrists treat ingrown toenails?

Yes we do, we treat all foot pathologies, from ingrown to bone deformities including, but not limited to fractures.

Why do I still have pain after ankle surgery?

Swelling can be normal for 3-6months which can lead to pain. You also need to strengthen your muscles

Toenail?

We will need to send a sample of the nail to the lab. It might be fungus

Is a walking boot better than a cast?

Walking boot is not better, but there are certain fractures that you are safely able to bear weight using a Cam walker.

How long does it take to realign a sprained ankle?

Usually, a sprained ankle that is properly taken care of will improve in 4-5 weeks.

Do podiatrists treat toenail fungus?

Hi, yes we treat all pathological conditions in the feet including but not limited to fungal nails, fractures, traumas. Etc

What are the symptoms of heel bursitis?

Hello, the symptoms include but are not limited to pain, when taking that first step in the morning, or after sitting for a long time and taking that first step. It can also lead READ MORE
Hello, the symptoms include but are not limited to pain, when taking that first step in the morning, or after sitting for a long time and taking that first step. It can also lead to sharp pain after working out of standing for long periods of time