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Carlos Figueroa Castro, MD

Assistant Professor

"Compassion, advocacy, and knowledge will always be present during our encounters. I believe these qualities are crucial in delivering high-quality medical care. This is my commitment to every person who seeks my advice as a professional."

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St. Joseph's Health Center

(262) 836-7300

 

Overview

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph's Hospital - West Bend

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adult

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Diseases & Conditions

  • Atypical Mycobacterial Infections
  • Cellulitis
  • Discitis
  • Endocarditis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections

Treatments & Services

  • HIV Care
 

Clinic Locations

St. Joseph's Health Center

3200 Pleasant Valley Rd.
West Bend WI,  53095
Phone:(262) 836-7300
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Biography

Dr. Figueroa Castro joined the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at the Medical College of Wisconsin as an Assistant Professor in December 2013. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Universidad El Bosque in Bogota, Colombia in 1998. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and then completed fellowship in infectious diseases at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Figueroa Castro’s clinical practice includes the care of adults with a multitude of infectious conditions, including but not limited to skin infections, endocarditis, osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, and atypical Mycobacterium infection. He provides HIV care in St. Joseph's Hospital at West Bend, and at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

Dr. Figueroa Castro’s academic interests include infection prevention, and biomedical informatics. His research activities have included the use of free and open-source software and cloud-based geographic information system tools for the study of Clostridium difficile epidemiology in Southeastern Wisconsin.


Education / Training
  • Doctor of Medicine - Universidad El Bosque - Bogota, Columbia (1998)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (2006)
  • Fellowship in Infectious Diseases - Creighton University School of Medicine - Omaha, NE (2008)
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