Our mission is to provide you with personalized, high-quality care. We are dedicated to improving and maintaining your child's health through preventative care and treating chronic diseases.
We offer a broad array of services geared to address today’s most common non-emergency illnesses and injuries. We know there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all cure, so we never use a one-size-fits-all approach to your child.
... is to improve and maintain your child's overall health and to empower you with an understanding of his or her condition and wellness plan.
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We offer a full array of what is needed for your child's well visit including well check-ups, hearing and vision tests, in-house urinaysis and hemoglobin tests to save parents/guardians the additional time needed to go to outside labs.
Dr. Castro is a pediatrician who practices pediatrics in kendall.
Our office offers diagnostics for many acute symptoms such as ear infections, strep throat, flu, colds, UTIs, and other illnesses.
You can rely on us to treat all of your child's chronic care needs such as asthma, obesity, allergies, elevated cholesterol, and others.
THIS NOTICE DESCRIBES HOW MEDICAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU MAY BE USED AND DISCLOSED AND HOW YOU CAN GET ACCESS TO THIS INFORMATION. PLEASE REVIEW IT CAREFULLY.
This Notice of Privacy Practices (“Notice”) covers an Affiliated Covered Entity (“ACE”). This Notice refers to Castro Pediatrics, LLC.
You have the right to:
You have some choices in the way that we use and share information as we:
We may use and share your information as we:
When it comes to your health information, you have certain rights. This section explains your rights and some of our responsibilities to help you.
Get an electronic or paper copy of your medical record
Ask us to correct your medical record
Request confidential communications
Ask us to limit what we use or share
Get a list of those with whom we’ve shared information
Get a copy of this privacy notice
Choose someone to act for you
File a complaint if you feel your rights have been violated
For certain health information, you can tell us your choices about what we share. If you have a clear preference for how we share your information in the situations described below, talk to us. Tell us what you want us to do, and we will follow your instructions.
In these cases, you have both the right and choice to tell us to:
If you are not able to tell us your preference, for example if you are unconscious, we may go ahead and share your information if we believe it is in your best interest. We may also share your information when needed to lessen a serious and imminent threat to health or safety.
In these cases, we never share your information unless you give us written permission:
In these case of fundraising:
How do we typically use or share your health information? We typically use or share your health information in the following ways.
Example: A pharmacist may discuss your prescription information with your doctor to ensure proper treatment.
Run our organization
Example: We use health information about you to manage your treatment and services.
Bill for your services
Example: We give information about you to your health insurance plan so it will pay for your services.
We are allowed or required to share your information in other ways – usually in ways that contribute to the public good, such as public health and research. We have to meet many conditions in the law before we can share your information for these purposes.
For more information see: www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/index.html.
Respond to organ and tissue donation requests
Help with public health and safety issues
We can share health information about you for certain situations such as:
Comply with the law
Respond to lawsuits and legal actions
Work with a medical examiner or funeral director
Address workers’ compensation, law enforcement, and other government requests
We can use or share health information about you:
For more information see:www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/noticeapp.html.
We can change the terms of this notice, and the changes will apply to all information we have about you. The new notice will be available upon request, in our office, and on our web site.
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