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Eyes (Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences)

Meet the Ophthalmology Physicians

Claudia P. Castiblanco, MD

Gender
F
Department
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Practice Specialty
Ophthalmology (Eyes)
Medical Education
Yale University School of Medicine
Residency
Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 955-4791
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Henkind Eye Institute
3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Ground Floor
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 655-4791
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Montefiore Medical Group-Bronx East
2300 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462-5072
Phone: (718) 920-2020
Fax: (718) 409-8820
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Montefiore Westchester Square
2475 Saint Raymonds Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-3124
Phone: (718) 920-2020
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Montefiore North At Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-9734
Fax: (718) 920-6845
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Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2020
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Montefiore At 141 South Central Avenue
141 South Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530-2319
Phone: (718) 920-2020
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-2020
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Administrative Title
Director, Uveitis Service
Biography

Claudia Patricia Castiblanco, MD, is Assistant Professor and Director of the Uveitis Service in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Castiblanco’s clinical focus is the diagnosis and management of pediatric and adult patients with ocular inflammation, including uveitis and scleritis.  

She attended Iona College and received her Bachelor of Science in biology and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2002.  She then completed the Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) focusing in genetic research at Yale University in 2003.  She attended Yale School of Medicine and earned her Doctor of Medicine in 2008. Her postdoctoral training began with a year-long internship in preliminary medicine at Greenwich Hospital. She then completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2012. Dr. Castiblanco finished her uveitis fellowship in 2013 with Dr. Stephen Foster at Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) where she obtained training in the medical and surgical management of patients with ocular inflammation.

 Dr. Castiblanco’s research focuses on the evaluation and management of uveitis. Her work has been shared through peer-reviewed journals, review articles and poster presentations.  

 Dr. Castiblanco is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the National Hispanic Medical Association and the Foster Ocular Immunology Society.