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Hernan P. Castro-Rueda M.D.

Hernan P. Castro-Rueda M.D.

(949) 347-6044
Primary Specialties
  • Rheumatology
     (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
    Mission Heritage Medical Group
    Languages Spoken
    Primary Office
    26732 Crown Valley Pkwy., Suite 151
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 364-1647
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    Experience & Education

    Other Specialties/Certifications
    Rheumatology - 2008
    Internal Medicine - 2007
    Medical School:
    Facultad de Ciencias Medicas de la - 2000

    Cook County Hospital
    Internal Medicine - 2004

    Cook County Hospital
    Internal Medicine - 2006

    University of CA-San Diego
    Rheumatology - 2008

    Physician Bio

    After obtaining an MD from the Catholic University of Cordoba School of Medicine in Argentina, Dr. Castro-Rueda performed research in arthritis at Northwestern University School of Medicine and at the University of Michigan. He then completed his residency training at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and subsequently a fellowship in rheumatology at the University of California San Diego.

    After his fellowship, Dr. Castro-Rueda was appointed Clinical Instructor at the University of Illinois School of Medicine and previously was in practice in the field of rheumatology at Carle Physician Group in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. He is currently a member of the American College of Rheumatology and has published several papers on rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

    He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and treats patients with different forms of arthritis and a wide spectrum of other rheumatic diseases. Dr. Castro-Rueda is fluent in Spanish and English.

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