Maria Castro, MD

Title(s)RESIDENT, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address35 Medical Center Way, #001
San Francisco CA 94143
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-2085-4893 Additional info
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    Stanford University, Stanford, CABS06/2017Human Biology
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAMD05/2022Medicine
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    Stanford University2017Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Reserach
    Stanford University2014Genentech Foundation Grant

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    Maria Castro, M.D., is a general surgery resident at UCSF. She grew up in Sacramento, CA, and graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Human Biology. She completed medical school at UCSF.

    Maria's clinical interests include trauma/acute care surgery and pediatric surgery. Her research pursuits include studying the impact of Limited English proficiency on surgical outcomes. She led the curricular design of the UCSF School of Medicine's COVID Response Elective and well as developed and led anatomy didactics for medical students on their surgery rotation. Outside of the hospital, she loves finding the best dahlias at the farmer's market, playing board games, reading in the sunshine, and scuba diving.

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    1. Machine learning improves prediction of postoperative outcomes after gastrointestinal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2024 Mar 12. Wang J, Tozzi F, Ashraf Ganjouei A, Romero-Hernandez F, Feng J, Calthorpe L, Castro M, Davis G, Withers J, Zhou C, Chaudhary Z, Adam M, Berrevoet F, Alseidi A, Rashidian N. PMID: 38556418.
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    2. The Devil's in the Depot Details: Case of Iatrogenic Opioid Intoxication After Buprenorphine Injection Requiring Surgical Excision. J Addict Med. 2024 Mar-Apr 01; 18(2):212-214. Vais S, Starr N, Castro M, Brand N, Murphy A, Tesoriero R, Kryzhanovskaya I. PMID: 38345228.
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    3. The Association of Limited English Proficiency With Morbidity and Mortality After Trauma. J Surg Res. 2022 12; 280:326-332. Castro MRH, Schwartz H, Hernandez S, Calthorpe L, Fernández A, Stein D, Mackersie RC, Menza R, Bongiovanni T. PMID: 36030609.
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    4. Lessons From Learners: Adapting Medical Student Education During and Post COVID-19. Acad Med. 2021 12 01; 96(12):1671-1679. Castro MRH, Calthorpe LM, Fogh SE, McAllister S, Johnson CL, Isaacs ED, Ishizaki A, Kozas A, Lo D, Rennke S, Davis J, Chang A. PMID: 33951675; PMCID: PMC8603439.
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    5. Facial pain and sensory outcomes following resection of tumors compressing the trigeminal nerve. J Neurosurg. 2022 04 01; 136(4):1119-1127. Castro MRH, Magill ST, Morshed RA, Young JS, Braunstein SE, McDermott MW, Chang EF. PMID: 34624867.
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    6. DNA methylation profiling demonstrates superior diagnostic classification to RNA-sequencing in a case of metastatic meningioma. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2020 06 09; 8(1):82. Vasudevan HN, Castro MRH, Lee JC, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Bush NAO, McDermott MW, Solomon DA, Perry A, Magill ST, Raleigh DR. PMID: 32517746; PMCID: PMC7285578.
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    7. More than myelin: Probing white matter differences in prematurity with quantitative T1 and diffusion MRI. Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 22:101756. Travis KE, Castro MRH, Berman S, Dodson CK, Mezer AA, Ben-Shachar M, Feldman HM. PMID: 30901711; PMCID: PMC6428958.
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