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Walter Castro, MD

Specialty:
Pediatric Pulmonology, Sleep Disorders

Locations:
1432 S. Dobson Road
Suite 506
Mesa , AZ 85202
Phone: (480) 412-6430
Fax: (480) 412-6438

5310 W. Thunderbird Road
Suite 311
Glendale, AZ 85306
Phone: (602) 865-4480
Fax: (602) 865-4497

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A graduate of San Martin de Porres University School of Medicine in Peru, Dr. Walter Castro completed his residency at San Juan City Hospital Pediatric Training Program in Puerto Rico.

Dr. Castro is a board certified pediatrician. He completed additional training in pediatric pulmonology and specializes in asthma, chronic cough, recurrent pneumonia, apnea in newborns, chronic lung disease, mechanical ventilation and breathing abnormalities in children including young athletes. He also has training in sleep medicine. He specializes in abnormal sleep breathing disorders and other conditions such as narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, sleep walking, sleep talking, night terrors and insomnia.


Interests and Activities:
I enjoy martial arts, skydiving, history reading, cinema, jogging and tennis.

Medical School:
San Martin de Porres University School of Medicine – Lima, Peru

Residency:
San Juan City Hospital Pediatric Training Program – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Fellowship/Post Graduate Training:
Pediatric Pulmonology at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine/Sleep Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification:
American Board of Pediatrics

Specializing in the following Diseases, Conditions, Procedures:
Asthma, chronic cough, recurrent pneumonia, apnea in newborns, chronic lung disease, mechanical ventilation and breathing abnormalities in children including young athletes. He also specializes in abnormal sleep breathing disorders and other conditions such as narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, sleep walking, sleep talking, night terrors and insomnia.

Awards/Recognitions:
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Affiliations:
American Academy of Pediatrics, American Thoracic Society, American College of Chest Physicians, American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Language(s):
English, Spanish, French

Practicing Since:
January, 2014
Banner Children's Specialists
1432 S. Dobson Road, Suite 506
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 412-6430

5310 W. Thunderbird Road, Suite 311
Glendale, AZ 85306
(480) 412-6430

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