Yelitza J. Castanos, DNP, AGPCNP-BC

Specialties:
Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care
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Overview

Yelitza Castanos, DNP, AGPCNP-BC,is an adult-gerontology nurse practitioner and an assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing, where she completed her Master's in Scienceand Doctor in Nursing Practice. She earned her Bachelor's in Nursing from the College of New Rochelle. She has over nine years of nursing experience in psychiatric nursing, community health, leadership, and primary care. She is board certified as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She also has subspecialty training in women's health, which includes cervical cancer screening, family planning, and well-woman exams. Her clinical interests include disease prevention, health promotion, complex chronic illness management, and family planning.Castanos’ research interests focus on palliative care, women's health, and endocrinology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Primary Care (Nurse Practitioner Group)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

516 West 168th Street
516 West 168th Street, Floor 1
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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