Archive | January 29, 2014

LMC Welcomes Dr. Fernando Castro to Lexington Rheumatology

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Fernando X. Castro, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. The board-certified rheumatologist and internist has joined Bruce Goeckeritz, MD, Bryan Wolf, MD, and Janie “Kaki” Bruce, MD, at Lexington Rheumatology, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

Dr. Fernando Castro

Dr. Fernando Castro

Dr. Castro earned his medical degree from Universidad Central del Ecuador in Quito and completed his residency at the University of Missouri and Harry Truman VA Hospitals in Columbia, Mo. He then completed a rheumatology and immunology fellowship there. Most recently, Dr. Castro served as a rheumatologist in Wilson, N.C., where he provided advanced therapy in the treatment of arthritis, rheumatic diseases and osteoporosis. He is also a certified clinical densitometrist.

“I look forward to working with the exceptional physicians, nurses and support staff at Lexington Medical Center,” said Dr. Castro.

Dr. Castro is a member of professional organizations including the American College of Rheumatology, National Osteoporosis Foundation and the International Society for Clinical Densitometry.

Dedicated to diagnosing and treating diseases of the joints and soft tissues, Lexington Rheumatology offers a variety of convenient in-house services, such as X-ray, on-site bone density scans and infusion treatments for rheumatic and inflammatory disorders.

Lexington Rheumatology
Lexington Medical Park 2
146 North Hospital Drive
Suite 550
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 936-7410