Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH

Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH
Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology
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5 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10019

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About Paula M. Castano, MD, MPH

Paula Castaño, MD, MPH, is a board certified obstetrician gynecologist. She received an undergraduate degree at Brown University and completed medical school at the University of Minnesota. She was a resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas. Dr. Castaño completed her fellowship in family planning at Columbia University Medical Center, where she also obtained a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology. Her clinical focus is on office-based procedures. Her research interests include contraceptive use by HIV-infected women, the folate status of reproductive-aged women, and the use of technology to improve contraceptive continuation. She serves as director of the Faculty Practice.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Abnormal Pap Smear

  • Abnormal Uterine and Vaginal Bleeding

  • Birth Control

  • Colposcopy

  • Contraception

  • Contraceptive Care

  • Family Planning

  • Gynecologic Exams

  • Gynecology

  • Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

  • Hysteroscopic Polypectomy/Myomectomy

  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) and Contraceptive Implant Placements and Removals

  • Irregular Periods/Menstrual Cycles

  • LEEP (Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure)

  • Menstrual Disorders

  • Miscarriage Management

  • Pap Smear

  • Post Menopausal Problems

  • Pre-Conception Counseling

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

  • Routine Gynecologic Care

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

  • Sterilization


  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency: University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

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  • Organon Inc. Resident Research Award Outstanding Research in Womens Health