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Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD

General Surgery* Age 65
Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD
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Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Valhalla, NY.
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Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD

General Surgery* Age 65
Valhalla, NY
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience
Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Valhalla, NY.

About

Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Valhalla, NY and has 39 years experience. They graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1985 and completed a residency at Ny Med College.They currently practice at Westchester Medical Center and are affiliated with Westchester Medical Center. At present, Dr. Policastro received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Policastro also speaks Spanish. Dr. Policastro is board certified in Critical Care Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Wound Repair
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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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Gallstones
Rib Fracture
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Thoracentesis
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Breast Cancer
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Burn Injuries
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Varices
Gastric Ulcer
Graft vs Host Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hyperparathyroidism
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stroke
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Thyroid Cancer
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Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Disease
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Abdominal Organ Transplant
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anoscopy
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Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Liver Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meniscus Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Skin Grafts
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
Vagotomy
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Venous Thrombectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon

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    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier POS II
    Choice Plus POS II
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    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
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    Savings Plus of Metro, NY
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    HIP Prime HMO
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    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Westchester Medical Center
    100 Woods Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595

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Jul 05, 2023
Professional... great surgeon ..wife was home 3 hours after surgery. Trust him with my life!!
— Jul 05, 2023
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Languages Spoken
Spanish
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Specialties*
General Surgery
Critical Care Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
    1985
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Ny Med College
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Policastro's profile.

Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Anthony Policastro, MD holds board certification in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Westchester Medical Center

    100 Woods Rd, Valhalla, NY