Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Director of Hernia Surgery of Surgery - General Surgery, Staten Island University Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Staten Island University Hospital

  • Affiliations

    • Staten Island University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

501 Seaview Ave, Ste. 301Staten Island, NY 10305

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Pateint Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

08/27/2018
"Doctor Castellano show great professionalism and concern about my issue. Would recommend him to my family and friends"
06/27/2018
"I was very satisfied."
06/18/2018
"he was very Good."
06/16/2018
"excellent doctor, I'm very that i found dr.Castellano, will always recommend him, everything was great!"
05/18/2018
"done properly"
04/16/2018
"Surgery was on a Friday. Doctor made a f/u phone call on Saturday to see how I was doing"
02/13/2018
"Dr. Castellano always takes his time with me. I always have questions and I never feel rushed."
02/07/2018
"The day after my hernia operation, Dr. Castellano called me at home to see how I was, if I had any pain. I appreciated that."
02/01/2018
"Dr. Castellano came highly recommended. Very caring & very professional."
01/25/2018
"Have already recommended!"
12/19/2017
"Dr. Castellano was knowledgeable, thorough and caring. He is a credit to your group. I would highly recommend him."
12/18/2017
"Dr Castellano is a true Medical Professional, who cares about his patients!"
12/12/2017
"I rate Dr. Castellano. (10.)"
11/19/2017
"Received excellent care."
11/18/2017
"Highly recommend to any with hernia concerns."
11/02/2017
"Dr. Castellano has a great bedside manner. Thorough explanation of my injury as well as all my options. Answered all my questions from beginning to end. "
09/25/2017
"highly recommendable to family/ friends"
08/30/2017
"Doctor Castellano showed concern for the condition (hernia) and that corrective measures were in my best interest."
08/23/2017
"Dr. Castellano was great and made me feel very comfortable about the success of future surgery."
08/22/2017
"One of the best experiences I've had with a doctor"
08/21/2017
"Dr. Michael R. Castellano is a wonderful physician and surgeon."
08/12/2017
"amazing doctor"
07/11/2017
"I would recommend the provider 100%."
06/24/2017
"ex- nice and caring"
06/15/2017
"Dr. Castellano has always been very courteous and informative."
06/08/2017
"Extraordinary surgeon."
05/24/2017
"Very knowledgeable & reassuring Dr. Castellano."
05/18/2017
"Dr. Castellano is an excellent hernia dr."
05/16/2017
"Michael Castellano was excellent!"
05/16/2017
"Handled very professionally."
05/14/2017
"excellent!"
04/21/2017
"Good experience."
04/14/2017
"Staff were excellent. Highly recommend them."
04/06/2017
"Good."
03/31/2017
"Good experience."
03/31/2017
"Very pleasant experience."
02/18/2017
"Again, he is one of the best of my doctors. He is kind, sympathetic, and cares about his patients."
01/04/2017
"Coming to see him again ASAP."
12/21/2016
"The Dr. made my experience very comfortable and answered all my questions. And took his time to explain everything to me."
12/21/2016
"Good."
11/26/2016
"I received excellent service from Dr. Castellano and his whole staff from office visit to surgery it's been a very long time that I given an excellent rate. THIS WHOLE TEAM VERY WELL DESERVE THIS RATE. Dr. Castellano and staff. #8. Never felt rushed. #10. 100% yes."
11/18/2016
"Very concern, respectful and helpful."
11/10/2016
"Dr. Castellano was just wonderful professional, skilled & made me very comfortable."
11/03/2016
"Very very good."
10/10/2016
"The Dr. is very nice, he has a good way with me - #10. That's how I got to him -"
09/21/2016
"Great bedside manner."
08/30/2016
"Would return to this dr. if needed."
06/16/2016
"Would highly recommend provider excellent in all aspects."
05/11/2016
"Dr. even called himself - night of surgery - much appreciated! Very nice receptionist & office."
05/06/2016
"Good."
01/12/2016
"Perfect, the provider performed surgery after the visit. I was very confident he was the right surgeon."
11/23/2015
"Good experience."
11/02/2015
"Found provider by referral - I am very pleased with my experience & would recommend to anyone -"
09/28/2015
"Dr. Castellano is the best. Saved my life once helpful w/hernias 3x."
06/19/2015
"Excellent."
06/12/2015
"All good."
05/01/2015
"Everything went well - NO PROBLEMS."
02/19/2015
"Excellent rating."
12/19/2014
"Very professional & knowledgeable; caring; I received 2 follow up care."
10/21/2014
"I have recommended Dr. Castellano to two people who have also used him."
10/21/2014
"One of the best experiences I have had."
10/21/2014
"Very good."
09/15/2014
"Dr. Michael Castellano, is a great physician that I trust."
08/25/2014
"Happy with doctor & services."
07/29/2014
"The care I was given by Dr. Castellano was excellent and caring."
07/15/2014
"The doctor took the time to explain everything in detail until I was able to understand."
05/22/2014
"This is an outstanding physician & I would highly recommend him to anyone."
04/03/2014
"Thanks."
04/01/2014
"Dr. Castellano is fantastic."

In the news

In the news

In the news
A hernia occurs when an organ or other tissue bulges through an abnormal opening in the tissue or muscle that normally contains it. “The abdominal cavity is essentially a basket of muscle holding your organs,” said Michael R...
Staten Island, NY ?" A hernia is simply a hole in a muscle that causes a range of symptoms. “The abdominal cavity is essentially a basket of muscle holding your organs within it...