Served as Chief of Urology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA
Received the Patient Safety Award during his tenure in the US Army
Enjoys vegetable gardening, cooking and rooting for the Seattle Seahawks
Dr. Brian DeCastro is a skilled urologist, equipped with a patient care philosophy of “the patient comes first”. While he enjoys all aspects of urology, Dr. DeCastro is particularly interested in the prevention and management of kidney stones, advancements in testosterone replacement and any area that allows him to improve his patients’ quality of life. As a former Army service member, Dr. DeCastro understands the importance of a supportive community and brings a level of warmth and professionalism to every procedure he is a part of—ensuring the highest level of support in our own community.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2002, Dr. DeCastro completed his internship and residency program in general surgery and urology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. Dr. DeCastro served as Chief of Urology at Winn Army Community Hospital in Fort Stewart Georgia for the past five years. He is board certified in urology.
Honors and Awards
During Dr. DeCastro’s tenure in the Army, he received the Patient Safety Award, as well as the Army Commendation Medal from Madigan Army Medical Center. He was also named Preceptor of the Year by the Interservice Physician Assistant Program. Dr. DeCastro is a member of the American Urologic Association, Society of Governmental Urologists, Southeastern Section of the American Urologic Association and the Georgia Urologic Association.
Dr. DeCastro completed a variety of research presentations and projects during his medical training that included topics related to prostate cancer, cystoscopy, urethral strictures, testicular microlithiasis, erectile dysfunction and gross and microscopic hematuria.
Dr. DeCastro enjoys spending time with his family, watching sports – he is a huge Seahawks and Syracuse fan — vegetable gardening (especially aquaponics) and cooking. He also loves trying new restaurants with his wife.