Background Information

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G.D. Castillo, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Education

  • Bachelor of Sciences from University Center
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine from National University, Mexico
  • Internship - Colorado University Hospitals
  • Denver, Colorado (Presbyterian Hospital)
  • Surgical Internship - Community Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia
  • Surgical Residency - Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
  • Residency in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Board Certification

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Diplomate, verification available at www.abfprs.org
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery - Diplomate, verification available at 708-474-7200

Teaching Appointments

  • Clinical Associate in Cosmetic Surgery - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Urbana Campus
  • Faculty, Board of Cosmetic Surgery Review Course
  • Faculty, guest lecturer and multiple scientific national and international meetings in facial, plastic and general cosmetic surgery

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery - Fellow
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Fellow
  • American Academy of Head and Neck Surgery - Fellow
  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Society of Liposuction Surgery - Fellow
  • International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • International Academy of Aesthetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine

Honors

  • Past-President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (1997/1998), (the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated exclusively to cosmetic surgery)
  • President of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery (1997/1998)
  • Senator, University of Illinois (1997/1998)
  • Past-Trustee, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery

Publications

  • Multiple scientific papers published in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and Michigan Medical Journal
  • Understanding Plastic Surgery, How To Get The Best Results
  • Update on Breast Surgery
  • Published scientific thesis in blood gases in the ethiopathology of shock
  • Multimedia Source: Quoted in electronic media, major publications and fashion magazines; i.e., New York Times, Wall Street Journal, UPI, CNN, ABC, CBS, Longevity, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, etc.

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