About the Provider

Manuel E. Castro, MD, PhD, FACS, has more than 20 years of experience as a bariatric surgeon and has performed more than 4,500 surgical weight-loss procedures. He has seen firsthand the difference bariatric surgery can make in people's lives. He has also been chosen by his peers as one of the "Best Doctors in Dallas" in the Bariatric Surgery category by D Magazine every year since 2011. After earning his medical degree, Dr. Castro completed his residency in general surgery at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. He later completed a fellowship in surgical critical care at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis. Dr. Castro is experienced in a number of advanced bariatric surgical procedures, including: Laparoscopic inverted gastric sleeve surgery Gastric bypass Gastric balloon Adjustable gastric banding Revision weight-loss surgery. Robotic assisted weight loss surgery Prior to launching Methodist Charlton Bariatrics, Dr. Castro worked at DFW Bariatric Institute and was the President and Medical Director of New Beginnings Surgical Group. He has also been affiliated with Southwest Surgeons for Obesity and El Paso Surgical Associates. "I find weight loss surgery extremely gratifying. I have seen the impact the surgery has on the patient's health, their family and overall quality of life". Manuel Castro-Arreola, MD, PhD, FACS

Surgeries Performed

•Follows Other Surgeons' Patients •Gastric Banding •Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Intragastric Balloon •Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass •Revision/Conversion of Prior Procedure •Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy 


Dallas, TX USA