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Carlos Figueroa Castro, MD

Assistant Professor

Location

  • St. Joseph's Health Center
  • 3200 Pleasant Valley Rd.
  • West Bend, WI 53095

St. Joseph's Health Center

Sargeant Health Center

Compassion, advocacy, and knowledge will always be present during our encounters. I believe these qualities are crucial in delivering high-quality medical care. This is my commitment to every person who seeks my advice as a professional.

Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Endocarditis
  • Spinal Infection
  • Cellulitis
  • Discitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Atypical Mycobacterial Infections

Treatments and Services

  • HIV Care

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph's Hospital - West Bend – West Bend

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease

Clinic Locations

Biography

Dr. Figueroa Castro joined the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at the Medical College of Wisconsin as an Assistant Professor in December 2013. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Universidad El Bosque in Bogota, Colombia in 1998. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and then completed fellowship in infectious diseases at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Figueroa Castro’s clinical practice includes the care of adults with a multitude of infectious conditions, including but not limited to skin infections, endocarditis, osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, and atypical Mycobacterium infection. He provides HIV care in St. Joseph's Hospital at West Bend, and at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac.

Dr. Figueroa Castro’s academic interests include infection prevention, and biomedical informatics. His research activities have included the use of free and open-source software and cloud-based geographic information system tools for the study of Clostridium difficile epidemiology in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Universidad El Bosque - Bogota (1998)
Residency in Internal Medicine - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI (2006)
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases - Creighton University School of Medicine - Omaha, NE (2008)