Adiana Castro, M.S., R.D.
Nutrition
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Adiana Castro, M.S., R.D.

Nutrition

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Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Personal Statement

Adiana Castro works exclusively with Dr. Alfons Pomp, Chief of GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Dr. Gregory Dakin, to educate patients about the unique nutritional requirements of weight loss surgeries, including Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch, and Adjustable Gastric Band.  She also serves as a moderator for the Weill Cornell Weight Loss Surgery Program's monthly surgery support group meetings.

Adiana Castro received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Stonehill College and a Master of Nutrition from Boston University. She has experience in clinical nutrition, in particular women’s health, pregnancy and weight management. She also worked as a community nutrition volunteer for the Peace Corps in Peru. She is passionate about bariatric nutrition and empowering patients to lead healthier lives.  She also has a strong interest in providing linguistically sound and cultural nutrition information to underserved communities. 

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Nutrition

Research

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Staff Associate in Surgery - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.S., Boston University, 2010
  • B.S., Stonehill College, 2005

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported