Rafael  Castro MD, FACS, WCC

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Rafael Castro MD, FACS, WCC

Specialty: Surgery
Board Certification: General Surgery
Location: FHN Specialty Care – Stephenson Street

I look at the entire patient, not just the part of the patient that's the focus of my surgery. I believe it's important for a surgical specialist to not just be a surgeon, but a clinician as well.

Medical Degree:
University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines


  • Philippine General Hospital in Manila; University of Illinois Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency Program at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago


  • Resurrection Hospital in Chicago

Professional Associations:

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member of the American College of Physician Executives


  • Served as Chief of Trauma Service and later Chief of Department of Surgery for Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, IL
  • Chief of Staff for Silver Cross Hospital 2005-7
  • Wound care certified

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