Dr. Elma Castillo is an adolescent specialist practicing in West New York, NJ. Dr. Castillo works with patients who are in the adolescent age, or generally between the ages of 11 and 19 years old. As an adolescent-specialist, Dr. Castillo treats many common health issues that pre-teens and teenagers face, from mental, to behavioral, to physical conditions. Some of these issues may include growth and hormone problems, sports injuries, eating disorders, substance abuse and more. Adolescent specialists perform medical exams, histories and diagnostic tests, and develop individualized treatment plans for each patient.
Education and Training
Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Institute of Medicine - Far Eastern University 1978
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Long Island Coll Hosp, Pediatrics
- Long Island College Hospital
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Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Elma D. Castillo, who serves the population of New Jersey. Dr. Castillo graduated from the Far Eastern University School of Medicine with her Medical Degree and General Pediatrics as her sub-specialty in 1977, giving her over four decades of experience in her field. After obtaining her Medical Degree she completed her residency with the Long Island College Hospital. Dr. Castillo is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. To stay up to date in her field she remains a professional member of the Philippine Medical Association in America and the Philippine Pediatric Society of America as well as a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics (National and New Jersey Chapters) as well as the President of the Far Eastern University Medical Foundation (New Jersey Chapter). Dr. Castillo currently practices with her joint practice that she shares with her husband, Dr. Rod Castillo in their West New York and Secaucus medical offices. She is also affiliated with the Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen and Meadowlands Medical Center in Secaucus, NJ. She has received many awards throughout the year including Parents of the Year award in 2010 from the National and State of New Jersey; Parents of the Year in 2012 from the Pan American Concerned Citizens Action League, Inc. (PACCAL); Outstanding in the Medical Field in 2010 from PACCAL; and Medical Award in 2010 from Knights of Rizal. Pediatrics is the branch of medicine dealing with the health and medical care of infants, children, and adolescents from birth up to the age of 18. A pediatrician is a children’s physician who provides medical care to children who are acutely or chronically ill, as well as preventive health services to healthy children. They manage the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of the children under their care at every stage of development, in both sickness and health.
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