Michael Castro, MD

Michael Castro, MD

Hematology/Oncology/Internal Medicine

Dr. Michael Castro is a board-certified medical oncologist with more than 25-year experience in direct patient care, clinical research, and program development.

His key interests include immunotherapy of cancer and precision medicine, i.e. the use of genomic testing and biomarkers to develop more effective and less toxic treatments for cancer patients.

He provides care for a wide spectrum of solid tumor malignancies, including breast and GYN, GI, GU, endocrine, thoracic, CNS, and mesenchymal neoplasms, and also hematologic malignancies including the lymphomas, leukemias, myelodysplasia, and myeloma. He has authored more than 3 dozen abstracts and papers.

Dr. Castro obtained his medical education at Columbia University in NY, then completed an internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and fellowship in neoplastic diseases at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Since then, he received additional post-graduate training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the administration of high dose interleukin-2 (IL2).

Dr. Castro has been recognized as one of the Top Doctors in America by US News and World Report since 2011, and during a 4-year stretch in private practice in Honolulu, he was recognized as one of Hawaii’s Top Doctors by Honolulu magazine. He has been a recipient of the Extra Mile Award from the To Life Breast Cancer Support Group.

Contact Information
  • Specialty Hematology/Oncology/Internal Medicine
  • Residency St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Medical School Columbia University

His key interests include immunotherapy of cancer and precision medicine, i.e. the use of genomic testing and biomarkers to develop more effective and less toxic treatments for cancer patients.

He provides care for a wide spectrum of solid tumor malignancies, including breast and GYN, GI, GU, endocrine, thoracic, CNS, and mesenchymal neoplasms, and also hematologic malignancies including the lymphomas, leukemias, myelodysplasia, and myeloma. He has authored more than 3 dozen abstracts and papers.

Dr. Castro obtained his medical education at Columbia University in NY, then completed an internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and fellowship in neoplastic diseases at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Since then, he received additional post-graduate training at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the administration of high dose interleukin-2 (IL2).

Dr. Castro has been recognized as one of the Top Doctors in America by US News and World Report since 2011, and during a 4-year stretch in private practice in Honolulu, he was recognized as one of Hawaii’s Top Doctors by Honolulu magazine. He has been a recipient of the Extra Mile Award from the To Life Breast Cancer Support Group.