"What was your first impression of him/her? Dr. Castro is very well spoken and easily puts you at ease, and the office staff is wonderful, kind, caring and very understanding.
What should future patients know about him/her?If you want a doctor that's going to be there for the long haul Dr. Castro is the one.
How much does he/she emphasize aftercare? The most important part of the program, and because Dr. Castro pushes it his patients are successful.
Does he/she have a structured aftercare program? Yes
How did he/she address the risks of surgery? By being honest and not pulling punches.
How would you rate him/her overall? How do you rate the man that gave me my life back? Dr. Castro is wonderful.
Which is better, surgical competence, bedside manner, or are both great? Bedside manner is important but surgical competence is the most important, because if you don't live after the surgery his bedside manner really doesn't matter."