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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-822-3670


6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Gabriel Castrano Heredia, MD



School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Health at San Antonio Residency Pediatrics 2021
Tecnologico de Monterrey Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2015


I believe in prevention and healthy lifestyle to stay healthy. I enjoy running, soccer and football, love snowboarding and spending time with family and friends.

Clinical Interests:

I love glucose physiology, obesity, pre-diabetes, and diabetes including bariatric surgery.

Research Interests:

Obesity, glucose metabolism and pre-diabetes pathophysiology.

Selected Publications

Mada PK, Malus ME, Parvathaneni A, Chen B, Castano G, Adley S, Moore M, Hieda M, Alam MJ, Feldman M, King JW. Impact of Treatment with Direct Acting Antiviral Drugs on Glycemic Control in Patients with Hepatitis C and Diabetes Mellitus. Int J Hepatol. 2020 Jan 13;2020:6438753. doi: 10.1155/2020/6438753. PMID: 32395351; PMCID: PMC7201615.

Aguilar D, Castano G. Constitutional Growth Delay. 2021 Jul 1. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan–. PMID: 30969602.

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