Manuel E. Castro-Arreola

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.875 out of 5 with 82 ratings

Manuel E. Castro-Arreola Bariatric Surgeon MD, PhD, FACS

Manuel E. Castro-Arreola Bariatric Surgeon Picture

21 yr Experience

21 yr in Bariatrics

21 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

21 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

100% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 65

  • About Me

    Dr. Manuel Castro-Arreola, Bariatric Surgeon

    Manuel E. Castro-Arreola, MD, Ph.D., FACS is a board-certified bariatric and general surgeon serving as the Medical Director at Methodist Charlton Bariatrics. Having performed more than 4,500 weight loss surgeries, he has over 20 years of experience as a dedicated bariatric surgeon.

    Dr. Castro earned his medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma De Chihuahua in Mexico and went on to earn a Ph.D. in Experimental Surgery from the University of Alberta, Canada. He completed his residency in General Surgery at St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan, and completed his fellowship training in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Minnesota Hospitals & Clinics in Minneapolis.

    In addition to serving as the Medical Director at Methodist Charlton Bariatrics, Dr. Castro has held a number of other prestigious positions including serving as an Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of the Trauma Program at Texas Tech University School of Medicine in El Paso, Chief of Staff, Chief of Surgery, President of the El Paso Surgical Society, Director of Critical Care Committee, Member of Expert Physician Panel of the Texas Medical Board, Instructor of Surgery and Trauma.

    Dr. Castro is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a member of The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and a member of the Texas Association of Bariatric Surgery (TABS). He has authored and co-authored numerous important publications and abstracts. He has been recognized each year since 2011 in D Magazine as one of the “Best Doctors in Dallas” which is an honor he has received by votes from his peers.

    Bariatric Surgery in Dallas, Texas with Dr. Castro

    I find weight loss surgery extremely gratifying. I have seen the impact the surgery has on the patient’s health, their family and overall quality of life. -Dr. Manuel Castro-Arreola

    Dr. Castro is a surgeon known for the care he provides to his patients before, during, and after surgery. He is careful to thoroughly answer any questions his patients may have and makes sure to be available to reassure and comfort them when needed. He is patient, kind, and sincere.

    Dr. Castro has a reputation for his excellence in surgical technique and his caring and compassionate bedside manner. He focuses on patient safety and the best possible surgical outcomes for each of his patients. He expertly performs advanced minimally invasive bariatric procedures including the Gastric Sleeve (VSG), Gastric Bypass (RNY), Adjustable Gastric Band, Non-Surgical Gastric Balloons (ORBERA), and Revision Surgeries.

    Weight Loss Surgery in Texas with Dr. Castro-Arreola

    Dr. Castro and his team at Methodist Charlton Bariatrics are dedicated to providing individualized patient care and offer a comprehensive program that is structured for the needs that best fit each patient. They are committed to helping patients make informed decisions and work closely with individuals to determine the best surgical option and approach that is right for them for their long-term health and wellbeing. They work hard to provide every patient with the tools they need for weight loss success.

    With Methodist Charlton Bariatrics, you have an experienced and compassionate surgeon and expert professionals on your team supporting you within your weight loss surgery journey.

    Are you ready to take the first step in your weight loss journey? Dr. Castro and his team at Methodist Charlton Bariatrics look forward to meeting you! You can request an appointment through our website or call us at 972-709-7110 to begin your weight loss surgery journey!

    Dr. Castro is excited to partner with you on your weight loss and health goals!

  • Latest Reviews See all 82 reviews
    avatar SusanZ on Dec. 29, 2011

    Dr. Castro is awesome! He truely cares about his patients. He was careful to answer all of my questions and took the time to provide a detailed answer specific to my case, not just the average generic answer. I would definately recommend him and have!

    avatar Kim W. on Dec. 28, 2011

    l love Dr. Castro! And Dr. Greg for that matter! They are wonderful doctors, very smart, and also easy to relate to and talk to. I love going to the follow up visits because they are extremely encouraging and also inspires me to keep pushing More...

    avatar IssaquahMom578 on Dec. 21, 2011

    Dr. Castro is the only Weight Loss Surgeon in DFW to me. He did a revision from a failed Lap-Band to Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in August 2010. He has an awesome bedside manner and attitude that is very real. Out of the 3 surgeons I More...

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