Christine Castro, D.O., Rheumatology, joins Saint Francis

 Christine Castro, D.O., a specialist in rheumatology(Hartford, Conn.  July 10, 2013) – Christine Castro, D.O., a specialist in rheumatology, has joined the medical staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

Dr. Castro received her medical degree from University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME. Dr. Castro participated in a fellowship program at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bethesda, MD. She completed her internship and residency at Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY.

Dr. Castro is board certified in rheumatology and internal medicine. She is a member of the Myositis Association and the American College of Rheumatology.

At Saint Francis, Dr. Castro is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Medical Group.

About Saint Francis Care 

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897. Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England. Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research, and Saint Francis HealthCare Partners. Johnson Memorial Medical Center, parent organization of Johnson Memorial Hospital, Evergreen Health Care Center, and Home and Community Health Services is also a Saint Francis Care Partner. Saint Francis Care’s services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.