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)