Douglas Castro

Resident, Anesthesia and Pain Management

Dr. Douglas Castro

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
Anesthesia and Pain Management Service
PO Box 100136
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0136
(352) 392-2229
Fax: (352) 846-0207


  • DSc in Cardiovascular Sciences, Federal University Fluminense (UFF), Niterói, Brazil, 2015
  • MSc in Veterinary Medicine, Federal University Rural do Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Brazil, 2008
  • DVM, University Castelo Branco (UCB), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2005

Professional Experience

  • Internship in General Practice, Vet Clinic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2010
  • Internship in General Practice, Gávea Veterinária, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2005

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Hemodynamic imbalance in neuraxial anesthesia
  • Regional blocks
  • Pain management

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