Michael A. Castillo, MD
Dr. Michael A. Castillo is a pain management specialist who treats neuropathic and microvascular pain syndromes, and other pain conditions. Nationally considered to be one of the leading pain and regenerative medicine specialists. He innovated a leading pain treatment called intrathecal pain pump therapy. This therapy can help patients better manage their pain and get back their lives.
Dr. Castillo graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine; completed an internship with Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency; and completed his anesthesia residency through the University of Arizona School of Medicine. He is considered a leading expert in intrathecal catheter medication management for chronic pain syndromes. Dr. Castillo has practiced medicine in Phoenix for twenty-five years.
He uses a family physician approach for treating pain, because he wants to change how pain management is done. Dr. Castillo provides the highest standard of care that differs from other local pain doctors.
- Listening to patients
- Performs physical exams
- Reviews tests and radiology findings
He believes patients should understand their health problems before making decisions regarding their treatment options. Dr. Castillo creates individualized and comprehensive chronic pain treatment programs for each patient to meet each patient’s health goals. A comprehensive plan that treats pain, and integrates healthy lifestyle plans to improve overall health. Regenerative medicine and other services are provided as treatment options also. Including PRP Therapy and Ozone Therapy.
Leading Arizona Pain Management Specialist
Dr. Castillo shares his expertise in pain management through teaching, speaking engagements, and contributing to medical journals. Affiliated with Banner Baywood Medical Center and Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona. And he is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine and Northern American Neuromodulation Society. He teaches other physicians how to treat pain, Dr. Castillo is an instructor with Advanced Neuromodulation Systems as well as Medtronic. Additionally Dr. Castillo speaks to local community groups about chronic pain conditions and how alternative treatments can help control patients’ pain better than traditional medicine.