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Alexei O. DeCastro, M.D.

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Title
  • Medical Director, James Island Family Medicine
  • Assistant Professor
Degree M.D.
School M.D. awarded by Our Lady of Fatima University, 2000
Residency
  • McLeod Health and Medical Center
Fellowship
  • Southern Illinois School of Medicine in Sports Medicine
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine: Sports Medicine
Specialties
  • Primary Care
  • Family Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Medical education
  • Sports medicine
  • Ultrasound
Languages
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
To request an appointment call our representatives at 843-792-1414

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MUSC Family Medicine
650 Ellis Oak Drive
Charleston, SC 29412
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Biography

Dr. DeCastro completed his family medicine residency training at McLeod Family Medicine, Florence, SC in 2005. He then served in the United States Air Force in both Primary Care and Aerospace Medicine at Barksdale AFB in Shreveport, LA from 2005 to 2009. He deployed to Iraq in 2008 and served as the chief physician of the Intermediate Care Ward in the busiest trauma center of the region. He still currently serves as a flight surgeon in the USAF reserves. Additionally, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Southern Illinois School of Medicine in 2009. He then returned to SC with his family and worked in Urgent Care prior to joining MUSC in 2012. He has extensive training in the non-operative management of musculoskeletal problems, from acute injury through rehabilitation, and is trained in the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostic and treatment purposes. His main areas of interest are sports medicine, cardiovascular fitness, and ultrasound, and medical education.

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