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Office4000 Cambridge St
Kansas City, KS 66160Phone(913) 588-7529Fax(913) 535-2200
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- Dr. Mario Castro is a pulmonologist in Kansas City, KS and is affiliated with The University of Kansas Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine and has been in practice 29 years. He specializes in asthma & copd, critical care medicine, interventional pulmonology, and pleural disease and is experienced in asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, sarcoidosis, and airway remodeling.
Education & Training
- Mayo ClinicFellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1991 - 1994
- Mayo ClinicResidency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1991
- University of Missouri-Kansas City School of MedicineClass of 1988
Certifications & Licensure
- KS State Medical License 2019 - 2022
- MO State Medical License 1994 - 2022
- IA State Medical License 1991 - 1994
- FL State Medical License 1990 - 1994
- MN State Medical License 1989 - 1994
- American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
- CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2012
- Efficacy and Safety of Βeta-adrenoceptor Inverse Agonist and Biased Ligand, Nadolol, In Smoking Cessation of Patients With Chronic Cough With or Without Airflow Obstruction Start of enrollment: 2014 Mar 01Mario Castro, M.D.
- Efficacy and Safety of Beta-adrenoceptor Inverse Agonist, Nadolol, in Mild Asthma Start of enrollment: 2013 Mar 01Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS
- Bronchial Thermoplasty for Severe Asthmatics Guided by HXe MRI Start of enrollment: 2013 Mar 01Iulian C Ruset, PhD;James Quirk, PhD;Nicholas Tustison, PhD
- Severe Asthma Research Program Start of enrollment: 2012 Oct 01Benjamin Gaston, MD;Bruce Levy, MD;David T. Mauger, PhD;Elliot Israel, MD;Eugene Bleecker, MD;John Fahy, MD;Mario Castro, MD;Nizar Jarjour, MD;Sally Wenzel, MD
- Washington University Severe Asthma Research Program III Start of enrollment: 2012 Oct 01Kaharu Sumino, MD
- Long-acting Beta Agonist Step Down Study Start of enrollment: 2012 Mar 01Linda Rogers, MD;Robert A Wise, MD
- Study of the Effect of Vitamin D as an Add-on Therapy to Corticosteroids in Asthma Start of enrollment: 2011 Apr 01Anne Fitzpatrick, MD;Christine Sorkness, MD;Craig LaForce, MD;David T. Mauger, PhD;Elizabeth Bade, MD;Elliot Israel, MD;Homer Boushey, MD;James Chmiel, MD;James Moy, MD;Jerry Krishnan, MD;Julian Solway, M...
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Publications & Presentations
- Utilizing flip angle/TR equivalence to reduce breath hold duration in hyperpolarized 129 Xe 1-point Dixon gas exchange imaging.Peter Niedbalski, Junlan Lu, Chase S. Hall, Mario Castro, John P. Mugler, Yun M. Shim, Bastiaan Driehuys> ;Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2021 Oct 13
- Long-term safety and efficacy of dupilumab in patients with moderate-to-severe asthma (TRAVERSE): an open-label extension studyMichael E. Wechsler, Linda B. Ford, Jorge Maspero, Ian D. Pavord, Alberto Papi, Arnaud Bourdin, Henrik Watz, Mario Castro, Natalia M Nenasheva, Yuji Tohda, David Langt...> ;The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2021 Sep 28
- Protocols for multi-site trials using hyperpolarized 129 Xe MRI for imaging of ventilation, alveolar-airspace size, and gas exchange: A position paper from the 129 Xe ...Peter Niedbalski, Chase S. Hall, Mario Castro, Rachel L. Eddy, Jonathan H. Rayment, Sarah Svenningsen, Grace Parraga, Brandon Zanette, Giles E. Santyr, Robert P. Thome...> ;Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. 2021 Sep 3
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- Investigational Drug Can Reduce Asthma FlareupsFebruary 24th, 2015
- Study Questions Role of Vitamin D in AsthmaMay 19th, 2014
- Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma - US NewsMay 18th, 2014
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- The University of Kansas HospitalKansas City, Kansas
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