Erik Castle, MD

Erik Castle, MD, FACS

Urology Phoenix, AZ

Professor of Urology

Office Address

  • 5779 E Mayo Blvd
    Phoenix, AZ 85054
    Phone: (480) 301-8000

Erik Castle, MD, FACS

Urology Phoenix, AZ

Professor of Urology

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Clinical Interests: Laparoscopy; Prostatic Neoplasms; Prostatectomy; Treatment Outcome; Nephrectomy; Cystectomy; Urologic Surgical Procedures; Urinary Bladder Neoplasms

Education & Training

  • University of Kansas School of MedicineUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  • University of Missouri at Kansas CityUniversity of Missouri at Kansas City
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • The University of Texas at Austin

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License2006 - 2017
  • American Board of UrologyUrology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Top Doctors:Arizona StateCastle Connolly, 2013
    • Excellence in Urologic Education-Donald E. Novicki, MD Award2008
    • SLS Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon2003

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Robot Assisted Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection: Technique and Initial Case Series of 18 Patients  Cheney SM, Andrews PE, Leibovich BC, Castle EP, BJU Int, 1/13/2014
    • Massive Renal Size is Not a Contraindication to a Laparoscopic Approach for Bilateral Native Nephrectomies in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease  Wisenbaugh ES, Tyson MD 2nd, Castle EP, Humphreys MR, Andrews PE, BJU Int, 1/6/2014
    • The Impact of Ischemia on Long-Term Renal Function After Partial Nephrectomy in the Two Kidney Model  Salevitz DA, Patton MW, Tyson MD 2nd, Nunez-Nateras R, Ferrigni EN, Andrews PE, Humphreys MR, Castle EP, J Endourol, 1/5/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Pelvic Cancer Surgery: Modern Breakthroughs and Future Advances Chapter: Orthotopic Bladder Substitution. 
      Cheney SM, Castle EP
      Editors: Patel HRH, Mould T, Joseph JV, Delaney CP.Springer
    • Robotic Surgery of the Bladder Chapter: Robot Assisted Intracorporeal Ileal Conduit. 
      Annestadt M, Castle EP
      Editors: Castle EP, Pruthi RS.Springer
    • Robotic Urology Chapter: Male Cystectomy. 
      Castle EP, Pruthi RS, Woods ME
      Editors: Hubert J, Wiklund P.Springer
      Edition 2nd,2013


    • Genome-wide profiling of histone 3 lysine 36 trimethylation in clear cell renal cell carcinoma. Ho TH, Lee JH, Nunez Nateras R, Castle EP, Stanton ML, Joseph RW, Bryce AH, Carballido EM, Parker AS, Zhang ZG, Ordog T, J Clin Oncol, 1/1/2014
    • Androgen receptor-positive triple negative breast cancer: a unique breast cancer subtype. McGhan LJ, McCullough AE, Protheroe CA, Dueck AC, Lee JJ, Nunez R, Castle EP, Gray RJ, Wasif N, Goetz MP, Hawse JR, Henry TJ, Barrett MT, Heather CE, Pockaj BA, Ann Surg Oncol, 1/1/2012
    • Evaluation of the association of prostate cancer-specific anxiety with sexual function, depression and cancer aggressiveness in men one year following surgical treatme... Tavlarides AM, Ames SC, Diehl NN, Joseph R, Castle E, Wu K, Thiel DD, Parker AS, J Sex Med, 1/1/2012


    • Clinical Hematology and Oncology 2013: The 10th Annual Mayo Board Review Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Scottsdale, Arizona - 1/18/2013
    • "Getting Started" (Invited Faculty) 1/1/2013
    • "Male Cystectomy" (Invited Faculty) 1/1/2013


    • "Gross Hematuria" (AME model) Castle EP, Schwartz GL, AskMayoExpert
    • "Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria" (AME model) Castle EP, Schwartz GL, AskMayoExpert
    • "Small Renal Mass" (AME topic) Castle EP, AskMayoExpert

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Alliance PPO
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • Wellmark Alliance Select
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