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Manuel E. Castro-Arreola, MD

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About Manuel E. Castro-Arreola, MD

Manuel E. Castro, MD, has more than 20 years of experience as a bariatric surgeon and has performed more than 4,500 surgical weight loss procedures. He has also been recognized in D Magazine as one of the “Best Doctors in Dallas” for the last five consecutive years. After earning his medical degree, Dr. Castro completed his residency in General Surgery at St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. He later completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. In addition to his many years as a practicing bariatric surgeon in Dallas, Dr. Castro has served as an assistant clinical professor and director of the trauma program at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in El Paso, TX.

Dr. Castro is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Castro is experienced in a number of advanced bariatric surgical procedures, including:

  • Laparoscopic Inverted Gastric Sleeve
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Balloon
  • Revision Weight Loss Surgery
Insurances Accepted:
  • AARP Medicare Complete AARMC
  • Aetna AETNA
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO AEMA
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO AEM/P
  • Aetna Medicare HMO AET/M
  • Aetna Medicare PPO AETMP
  • Aetna Quality Health (QHP) AETQP
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO AET/H
  • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO AET/P
  • AMERIGroup STAR Medicaid AGPSTMD
  • BCBS of Texas HMO BC/TH
  • Blue Advantage HMO BLADV
  • ChoiceCare ChoiceCare
  • Cigna (OAP) Open Access CIGNO
  • Cigna Local Plus CIGLP
  • Cigna/HMO CIG/H
  • Cigna/POS CIG/S
  • Cigna/PPO CIG/P
  • Health Smart PPO HS/PP
  • HealthSmart GEPO HLTHS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO HUM-M
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO HUM/G
  • Humana Preferred PPO HUMPO
  • Med Health BCBS Med/BCBS
  • Multiplan PPO MULTI
  • Superior Medicaid Medicaid
  • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO SUHA
  • Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American) AJP00004
  • Texas Health Aetna TX/Aet
  • Tricare TRI
  • United Healthcare UHC
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP
  • United Healthcare PPO UNIP

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  • "Best Doctor" by D Magazine 2018
  • Medical School
  • Universidad Autonoma De Chihuahua Chihuahua, MEX
  • Residency
  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Pontiac, MI
  • Fellowship
  • University of Minnesota Hospitals & Clinics Minneapolis, MN
Medical Interests Areas of Interest:

Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric Bypass

Adjustable Gastric Banding

Revision Weight Loss Surgery