Yelitza J. Castanos, MSN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC
Yelitza J. Castanos, MSN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC

Yelitza J. Castanos, MSN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care, Nurse Practitioner, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - 516 West 168th Street

516 West 168th Street
Floor 1
New York, NY 10032
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  • Affinity Health Plan
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  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
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  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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About Yelitza J. Castanos, MSN, BSN, DNP, AGPCNP-BC

Yelitza Castanos, DNP, AGPCNP-BC,is an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she completed her Master's in Scienceand Doctor in Nursing Practice. She earned her Bachelor's in Nursing from the College of New Rochelle. She has over nine years of nursing experience in psychiatric nursing, community health, leadership, and primary care. She is board certified as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She also has subspecialty training in women's health, which includes cervical cancer screening, family planning, and well-woman exams. Her clinical interests include disease prevention, health promotion, complex chronic illness management, and family planning.Castanos' research interests focus on palliative care, women's health, and endocrinology.

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  • Primary Care (Nurse Practitioner Group)

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  • Spanish
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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing at CUMC

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing at CUMC

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish