Dr. Castellanos is a general cardiologist and assistant clinical professor of internal medicine at UC San Diego. He enjoys helping patients improve their cardiovascular health by applying evidence-based strategies, state-of-the-art technology and pharmacotherapy to target coronary disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and other cardiac diseases.
Dr. Castellanos is a strong believer that in order to improve one's health, it takes a strong and honest partnership between the doctor and patient and a willingness to make lifestyle changes.
Dr. Castellanos is able to perform a wide range of cardiac services, including diagnostic cardiac catheterization, trans-esophageal echocardiography and stress testing.
Dr. Castellanos has an interest in health outcomes research and Minority Health Policy. He studies how to effectively utilize existing health systems to monitor and develop strategies to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular care.
Dr. Castellanos enjoys working with various populations. He provides medical care in underserved communities and performs outreach care in the Imperial Valley. He enjoys working with the Hispanic community, and whenever possible, he is able to provide cardiac care in Spanish.UC San Diego Health System Links
For more information on cardiology at UC San Diego, see Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center