Dr. Flavio Castaneda

ABOUT DR. FLAVIO CASTAÑEDA, MD

SOBRE DR. FLAVIO CASTAÑEDA, MD

Dr. Flavio Castañeda is the only full- time Interventional Radiologist south of San Antonio and Houston, Texas. His specialties cover the entire gamut of Interventional Radiology procedures, including Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) and Endovascular Grafting of Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections.

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Dr. Castañeda completed his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Monterrey, in Monterrey, Mexico in 1982. After medical school, Dr. Castañeda completed his internship and radiology residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN in 1987. After his residency, he went on to complete a 2-year fellowship in Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology at the same institution, under the direction of the world-renowned pioneer in the field, Dr. Kurt Amplatz. He then went on to the University of Iowa, in Iowa City, Iowa. He was later recruited in Peoria, Illinois, where he spent 15 years and became a Clinical Professor of Radiology and Surgery at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine.

Shortly after his arrival to Peoria, he developed the Radiology Research Division Laboratory under the auspices of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and St. Francis Medical Center. While he was there, the laboratory was critical in the current cutting-edge interventional radiologic procedures and technologies performed today, including multiple animal and clinical trials that led to protocols currently used.

One of the newest mechanical thrombolytic devices available for the recanalization of clothed dialysis grafts bears his name. Several research trials led by Dr. Castañeda have successfully undergone FDA scrutiny and have resulted in current clinical trials or have been approved for widespread clinical use.

Dr. Castañeda became the recipient of the Faculty of the Year award in 1993-1994 from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. In addition, he was awarded the Outstanding Research Award in 1996-1997 and the Faculty of the Year for all campuses from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2000-2001.

Dr. Castañeda has authored 1 book, as well as over 45 book chapters in different textbooks, and has published over 90 scientific papers in multiple national and international journals. He has presented over 230 papers and lectures at multiple national and international scientific meetings.

He came back to his hometown of Laredo, TX to bring the newest interventional radiology techniques to advance medicine previously not available.

Shortly after his arrival and being the Director of Interventional Radiology at the Laredo Medical Center, he opened the only dedicated outpatient Interventional Radiology center still available today, Endovascular and Minimally Invasive Therapies.

Dr. Flavio Castañeda es el único tiempo completo radiólogo intervencionista al sur de San Antonio y Houston, Texas. Sus especialidades cubren toda la gama de procedimientos de radiología intervencionista, incluyendo la colocación de stents la arteria carótida (CAS) y Endovascular Acrecentamiento de aneurismas aórticos y disecciones.

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Durante su carrera, el Dr. Castañeda se ha desempeñado en distintos cargos académicos: en el Centro Médico St. Paul Ramsey, en el Departamento de Radiología del Hospital Clínico de la Universidad de Minnesota, en el Departamento de Radiología de los Hospitales Clínicos de la Universidad de Iowa, en la ciudad de Iowa, en el Colegio de Medicina de la Universidad de Illinois en Peoria y el Centro Médico St. Francis en esta misma ciudad. Es miembro de la Asociación Americana del Corazón, miembro activo de la Sociedad de Radiología Intervencionista, de la Sociedad Radiológica de Norte América y de la Asociación Médica Estadounidense.

Es autor, co-autor y revisor de numerosos libros, capítulos y artículos en distintas publicaciones, el doctor Castañeda ha sido merecedor de varias distinciones y honores. Recientemente fue galardonado con el premio Mejor de Laredo 2014 en la categoría Imagenología de Diagnóstico, un honor conferido en reconocimientos de la habilidad de poner en uso las mejores prácticas médicas y proveer el mejor valor y cuidado a largo plazo.

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6010 McPherson Road
Suite 200
Laredo, TX 78041
Phone: 956-727-2362
Fax: 956-727-2363

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6010 McPherson Road
Suite 200
Laredo, TX 78041
Phone: 956-727-2362
Fax: 956-727-2363

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