Armando Castro, MD, General Surgery, Rego Park, NY, Long Island Jewish Medical Center


General Surgery Rego Park, NY

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Surgery Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

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Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    New York Presbyterian HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1998 - 2003
  • The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont
    The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of VermontClass of 1998
  • University of California, Los AngelesB.S., Psychobiology, 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2000 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • ASMBSFellow
  • SAGESMember

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, ASMBS ASMBS, 2015
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 1997
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Surgical Treatment of Duodenal Perforation After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP): A Community Hospital Experience  
    Alexander Ramirez Valderrama A, Merola S, Castro A, Ricci J, Sample J, Surgical Endoscopy, 1/1/2014
  • Primary Colonic Type Adenocarcinoma of The Cecal Appendix: A Rare Cause of Conversion In Laparoscopic Appendectomy  
    Ramirez A, Castro A., Surgical Endoscopy, 1/1/2012
  • The role of endoscopic extraperitoneal herniorrhaphy: where do we stand in 2005?  
    Bowne W, Morgenthal C, Castro A, et al, Surgical Endoscopy, 1/1/2007
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Gastro-Jejunal Anastomotic Perforation after Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer 
    Queens, NY - 1/1/2015
  • Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type 2 Masquerading as Acute Appendicitis 
    Queens, NY - 1/1/2015
  • Mortality SPRINT: Is ACS NSQIP risk calculator helpful in stratifying surgical risk and assessing preventable deaths? 
    Queens, NY - 1/1/2015
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  • Item writer for the TWIS Inguinal and Femoral Hernias Quiz 
    Castro AE, The SCORE Portal
  • Management of lap band erosion (Video presentation) 
    Castro AE, Ferzli GS, SAGES
    Dallas, TX - 1/1/2006
  • Gastrojejunal Anastomosis Perforation after Gastric Bypass on a Patient with Underlying Pancreatic Cancer: A Case Report and Review of the Literature 
    Bellorin O, Kundel A, Ramirez-Valderrama A, Castro A, Case Reports in Surgery

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations