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Mario Castillo-Sang, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 73 21


711 Medical Village Drive Edgewood, KY 41017-3439

711 Medical Village Drive

Edgewood, KY 41017-3439

Meet Mario Castillo-Sang, MD

Dr. Mario Castillo-Sang specializes in minimally invasive mitral valve surgery and is passionate about achieving excellent outcomes for his patients. Dr. Castillo-Sang is one of the nation’s leading experts in heart valve surgery. He has performed more than 700 minimally invasive mitral valve repairs or replacements, including complex mitral valve surgeries. This level of experience is found in only a handful of surgeons nationally. He also has considerable expertise in implanting left ventricular assist devices, which aid the heart’s pumping action in people who have severe heart failure. He grew up in Panama City, Panama, and received his medical training in Mexico and the U.S.  During his general surgery residency in Toledo, Ohio, he met his wife – a native Cincinnatian – who is a urologist in Greater Cincinnati. They have two daughters. Dr. Castillo-Sang speaks English, Spanish and French.


Education and Credentials

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital - Fellowship (St. Louis, MO)
  • University of Toledo College of Medicine - Residency (Toledo, OH)
  • Escuela de Medicina Ignacio A Santos - Medical Education (Monterrey, Mexico)
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Patient Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars (73 Ratings, 21 Comments)
Feb 22, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

Dr. Sang and his staff have always been very \"thorough.\" Always allows ample time for my questions. Would always recommend Dr. Sang!

Feb 13, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

He saved my life.

Jan 30, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

Dr. took the time to explain all options, even showed visual procedure. Put me at ease about doing the procedure.

Dec 1, 2023
5.0 out of 5 stars

Dr. Castillo-Sang was always - from the first time I ever met him. Very open to explaining all of my health issues and especially my various heart problems with drawings!

Nov 19, 2023
5.0 out of 5 stars

I would highly recommend Dr Castillo-Sang. He has always been extremely knowledgeable and very attentive.

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