About Dr. Luis Castro, Heart Surgeon
Greetings! I am Dr. Luis Castro, a cardiac surgeon who completed my medical education at Stanford School of Medicine in 1988. Throughout my career, I have conducted around 5,000 cardiac surgeries, with a specialization in heart valve procedures, accounting for 3,000 of those surgeries. I am currently affiliated with the Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute, where I perform surgeries regularly.
I consider the team of exceptionally skilled individuals I work with at Sequoia Hospital to be my greatest strength. Together, we strive to achieve outstanding and widely acknowledged outcomes in the field of cardiac surgery, both nationally and internationally. This remarkable level of success is a direct result of the extensive expertise and experience possessed by each team member. By focusing our efforts on a single center, we can attain the utmost level of team excellence, which ultimately leads to world-class results.
- Minimally invasive aortic valve and mitral valve surgery
- Cox Maze IV 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