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Ricardo Castillo

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Pediatric Gastroenterology 730 Welch Rd 2nd Fl Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 721-2250 Fax (650) 498-5608
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 723-5070
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Gastroenterology/Nutrition/Hepatology, Pediatric
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • DIRECTOR, PROGRAM IN INTESTINAL REHABILITATION, PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY (2005 - present)
  • MEDICAL DIRECTOR, INTESTINAL TRANSPLANTATION, PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY (1999 - present)
  • ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY (1985 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • WILLIAM M. HUME FACULTY SCHOLAR, STANFORD UNIVERSITY (1987)

Professional Education

Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1982)
Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1981)
Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1978)
Board Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics (1995)
Internship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1976)
Medical Education: UCSD School of Medicine CA (1975)
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Courses

2013-14

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Study of the interaction and role of nutrients and intestinal growth factors in enhancing intestinal adaptation and allograft viability using animal models for short bowel syndrome and orthtopic intestinal transplantation.

Study of immunosuppression regimens and induction of immune tolerance in intestinal transplantation.

Publications

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