News Release

November 30, 2011

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914
e-mail: cdefrancesco@uchc.edu

Neurologist Joins UConn Health Center with Focus on MS

FARMINGTON, CONN. Dr. Wanda Castro, a neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis, is now seeing patients at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Castro has specialized expertise in sexual dysfunction associated with multiple sclerosis and plans to establish a comprehensive MS center at the UConn Health Center. She also specializes in neurosarcoidosis, neuromyelitis optica (Devic's disease), and rheumatologic conditions with central nervous system involvement.

Castro, of Middletown, completed her residency training at the UConn Health Center, including her final year as administrative neurology chief resident. She went on to become a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her medical degree is from the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. She is fluent in Spanish.

To schedule an appointment, call 800-535-6232 or 860-679-7692.

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Caption: Dr. Wanda Castro, a neurologist with expertise in multiple sclerosis, is now seeing patients at the UConn Health Center.

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