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Mario Castillo-Sang, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 67 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 (67 Ratings, 21 Comments)
Aug 31, 2023
5.0 out of 5 stars

Dr Castillo-Sang is the most caring surgeon. He explains every detail of care and treatment.

Aug 29, 2023
5.0 out of 5 stars

Very caring and helped me understand what needed to be done. Was very patient with my questions and answered.

Jul 27, 2023
5.0 out of 5 stars

Appt was follow up

Jul 27, 2023
4.0 out of 5 stars

Just ok I guess

Jul 17, 2023
5.0 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Castillo-Sang is the best!!

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