About Dr. Luis Castro,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Luis Castro and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Stanford School of Medicine in 1984. To date, I have performed approximately 5,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 3,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Sequoia Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute. Read more...

133 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Castro

"If I was to need valve surgery again, there would be no doubt I would only want Dr. Castro leaving his fingerprints on my heart."

-- Shelly Gould, heart valve surgery patient

"He was thorough with his explanations, kind, honest, and caring. He was successful with doing a repair of the valve. I am very happy with the results. "

-- Scott Lyter, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Mini Sternotomy, 11/15/2018

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Minimally invasive aortic valve and mitral valve surgery
  • Cox Maze III procedure for atrial fibrillation
  • Complex and high-risk valvular reoperations and coronary surgery

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Adult congenital heart surgery
  • Surgical outcomes research
  • Quality assurance

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Luis Castro, heart surgeon, graduated from Stanford School of Medicine in 1984.

He is the medical director of cardiac surgery at Sequoia Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Castro

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Castro, you can:

  • Call (866) 306-0632 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Castro is located at 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City, CA 94062. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



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