Dr. Lisa M Castro MD Neonatologist

Dr. Lisa Castro is a neonatologist in Overland Park, Kansas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lee's Summit Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Castro accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Lee's Summit Medical Center and one of 8 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Missouri-Columbia
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996–1997

University of Missouri at Kansas City
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997–1999

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2000–2003

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 12 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 6 years in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

KS State Medical License
Active through 2013

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Population pharmacokinetics of meropenem in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid of infants with suspected or complicated intra-abdominal infections.
Smith, P. B., Cohen-Wolkowiez, M., Castro, L. M., Poindexter, B., Bidegain, M., Weitkamp, J. H., Schelonka, R. L., Ward, R. M., Wade, K., Valencia, G., Burchfield, D., Arrieta, A., Bhatt-Mehta, V., Walsh, M., Kantak, A., Rasmussen, M., Sullivan, J. E., Finer, N., Brozanski, B. S., Sanchez, P., van den Anker, J., Blumer, J., Kearns, G. L., Capparelli, E. V., Anand, R., Benjamin, D. K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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