Ricardo Castillo

General gastroenterologist

Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-498-7878
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Professional Education

Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1982) CA

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1981)

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1978) CA

Board Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics (1995)

Internship: UCSF Medical Center (1976) CA

Medical Education: UCSD School of Medicine (1975) CA

FELLOWSHIP, U.C. SAN FRANCISCO, GASTROENTEROLOGY (1982)

RESIDENCY, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, PEDIATRICS (1978)

INTERNSHIP, U.C. SAN FRANCISCO, PEDIATRICS (1976)

M.D., U.C. SAN DIEGO, MEDICINE (1975)

M.P.H., U.C. BERKELEY, NUTRITION (1974)

B.S., STANFORD UNIVERSITY, BIOLOGY (1970)

Honors & Awards

WILLIAM M. HUME FACULTY SCHOLAR, STANFORD UNIVERSITY (1987)

Administrative Appointments

DIRECTOR, PROGRAM IN INTESTINAL REHABILITATION, PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 2005

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, INTESTINAL TRANSPLANTATION, PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 1999

ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, LIVER TRANSPLANTATION, PACKARD CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 1985

Successful treatment of recurrent primary sclerosing cholangitis after orthotopic liver transplantation with oral vancomycin.
Davies, Y. K., Tsay, C. J., Caccamo, D. V., Cox, K. M., Castillo, R. O., & Cox, K. L. (2013). Successful treatment of recurrent primary sclerosing cholangitis after orthotopic liver transplantation with oral vancomycin. Case reports in transplantation, 2013, 314292-?.

Toll-Like Receptor 4 Contributes to Small Intestine Allograft Rejection
Krams, S. M., Wang, M., Castillo, R. O., Ito, T., Phillips, L., & Martinez, O. M. (2010). Toll-Like Receptor 4 Contributes to Small Intestine Allograft Rejection. TRANSPLANTATION, 90(12), 1272-1277.

Analysis of clinical variables associated with tolerance in pediatric liver transplant recipients
Talisetti, A., Hurwitz, M., Sarwal, M., Berquist, W., Castillo, R., & Cox, K. (2010). Analysis of clinical variables associated with tolerance in pediatric liver transplant recipients. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 14(8), 976-979.

Acute Rejection of Small Intestine Allografts Is Associated With Increased Expression of Toll-like Receptors
Castillo, R. O., Wang, M., Ito, T., Higgins, J., Esquivel, C. O., & Martinez, O. M. (2010). Acute Rejection of Small Intestine Allografts Is Associated With Increased Expression of Toll-like Receptors. TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, 42(7), 2676-2678.

Outcomes of transplantation in children with primary hepatic malignancy
Beaunoyer, M., Vanatta, J. M., Oyihara, M., Strichartz, D., Dahl, G., & Esquivel, C. O. (2007). Outcomes of transplantation in children with primary hepatic malignancy. PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANTATION, 11(6), 655-660.

Pediatric intestinal transplantation at Packard children's hospital/Stanford University medical center: Report of a four-year experience
Castillo, R. O., Zarge, R., Cox, K., Strichartz, D., Berquist, W., & Esquivel, C. O. (2006). Pediatric intestinal transplantation at Packard children's hospital/Stanford University medical center: Report of a four-year experience. TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, 38(6), 1716-1717.

The role of growth hormone in adaptation to massive small intestinal resection in rats
Durant, M., Gargosky, S. E., Dahlstrom, K. A., Fang, R. X., Hellman, B. H., & Castillo, R. O. (2001). The role of growth hormone in adaptation to massive small intestinal resection in rats. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 49(2), 189-196.

Paediatric liver transplantation: Indications, timing and medical complications
Cox, K. L., Berquist, W. E., & Castillo, R. O. (1999). Paediatric liver transplantation: Indications, timing and medical complications. JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, 14, S61-S66.

Long-term outcomes in pediatric liver recipients: comparison between cyclosporin A and tacrolimus.
Cao, S., Cox, K. L., Berquist, W., Hayashi, M., Concepcion, W., & Esquivel, C. O. (1999). Long-term outcomes in pediatric liver recipients: comparison between cyclosporin A and tacrolimus. Pediatric transplantation, 3(1), 22-26.

Liver transplantation at Stanford University Medical Center.
Millan, M. T., Keeffe, E. B., Berquist, W. E., Castillo, R. O., Cox, K. L., & Esquivel, C. O. (1998). Liver transplantation at Stanford University Medical Center. Clinical transplants, 287-296.

Regulation of postnatal intestinal maturation by growth hormone: Studies in rats with isolated growth hormone deficiency
Durant, M., Gargosky, S. E., Dahlstrom, K. A., Hellman, B. H., & Castillo, R. O. (1996). Regulation of postnatal intestinal maturation by growth hormone: Studies in rats with isolated growth hormone deficiency. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 40(1), 88-93.

REGULATION OF THE ONTOGENIC AND REGIONAL EXPRESSION OF INTESTINAL AMINOOLIGOPEPTIDASE
REISENAUER, A. M., & Castillo, R. O. (1994). REGULATION OF THE ONTOGENIC AND REGIONAL EXPRESSION OF INTESTINAL AMINOOLIGOPEPTIDASE. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, 18(1), 1-8.

MATURATION OF JEJUNOILEAL GRADIENTS IN RAT INTESTINE - THE ROLE OF INTRALUMINAL NUTRIENTS
Castillo, R. O., Feng, J. J., Stevenson, D. K., & Kwong, L. K. (1992). MATURATION OF JEJUNOILEAL GRADIENTS IN RAT INTESTINE - THE ROLE OF INTRALUMINAL NUTRIENTS. BIOLOGY OF THE NEONATE, 62(5), 351-362.

ONTOGENY OF INTESTINAL LACTASE - POSTTRANSLATIONAL REGULATION BY THYROXINE
Liu, T., REISENAUER, A. M., & Castillo, R. O. (1992). ONTOGENY OF INTESTINAL LACTASE - POSTTRANSLATIONAL REGULATION BY THYROXINE. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 263(4), G538-G543.

ALTERATIONS IN POSTNATAL INTESTINAL FUNCTION DURING CHRONIC HYPOXEMIA
Bernstein, D., Bell, J. G., Kwong, L., & Castillo, R. O. (1992). ALTERATIONS IN POSTNATAL INTESTINAL FUNCTION DURING CHRONIC HYPOXEMIA. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, 31(3), 234-238.

MECHANISM OF MATURATIONAL DECLINE OF RAT INTESTINAL LACTASE PHLORIZIN HYDROLASE
TSUBOI, K. K., Kwong, L. K., Sunshine, P., & Castillo, R. O. (1992). MECHANISM OF MATURATIONAL DECLINE OF RAT INTESTINAL LACTASE PHLORIZIN HYDROLASE. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL, 282, 107-113.

ONTOGENY OF MEMBRANE AND SOLUBLE AMINO-OLIGOPEPTIDASES IN RAT INTESTINE
REISENAUER, A. M., Lee, E. A., & Castillo, R. O. (1992). ONTOGENY OF MEMBRANE AND SOLUBLE AMINO-OLIGOPEPTIDASES IN RAT INTESTINE. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 262(1), G178-G184.

SYNTHESIS AND ACCUMULATION OF PROTEIN AND CARBOHYDRASES ALONG THE RAT VILLUS COLUMN
Castillo, R. O., Kwong, L. K., & TSUBOI, K. K. (1991). SYNTHESIS AND ACCUMULATION OF PROTEIN AND CARBOHYDRASES ALONG THE RAT VILLUS COLUMN. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, 13(3), 235-241.

PITUITARY REGULATION OF POSTNATAL SMALL INTESTINAL ONTOGENY IN THE RAT - DIFFERENTIAL REGULATION OF DIGESTIVE HYDROLASE MATURATION BY THYROXINE AND GROWTH-HORMONE
Castillo, R. O., Glasscock, G. F., NOREN, K. M., & REISENAUER, A. M. (1991). PITUITARY REGULATION OF POSTNATAL SMALL INTESTINAL ONTOGENY IN THE RAT - DIFFERENTIAL REGULATION OF DIGESTIVE HYDROLASE MATURATION BY THYROXINE AND GROWTH-HORMONE. ENDOCRINOLOGY, 129(3), 1417-1423.

ALTERED MATURATION OF SMALL INTESTINAL FUNCTION IN THE ABSENCE OF INTRALUMINAL NUTRIENTS - RAPID NORMALIZATION WITH REFEEDING
Castillo, R. O., Feng, J. J., Stevenson, D. K., & Kwong, L. K. (1991). ALTERED MATURATION OF SMALL INTESTINAL FUNCTION IN THE ABSENCE OF INTRALUMINAL NUTRIENTS - RAPID NORMALIZATION WITH REFEEDING. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 53(2), 558-561.

INTESTINAL LACTASE IN THE NEONATAL RAT - MATURATIONAL CHANGES IN INTRACELLULAR PROCESSING AND BRUSH-BORDER DEGRADATION
Castillo, R. O., REISENAUER, A. M., Kwong, L. K., TSUBOI, K. K., Quan, R., & Gray, G. M. (1990). INTESTINAL LACTASE IN THE NEONATAL RAT - MATURATIONAL CHANGES IN INTRACELLULAR PROCESSING AND BRUSH-BORDER DEGRADATION. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 265(26), 15889-15893.

REGULATION OF INTESTINAL ONTOGENY BY INTRALUMINAL NUTRIENTS
Castillo, R. O., Feng, J. J., Stevenson, D. K., Kerner, J. A., & Kwong, L. K. (1990). REGULATION OF INTESTINAL ONTOGENY BY INTRALUMINAL NUTRIENTS. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, 10(2), 199-205.

HUMAN INTESTINAL LACTASE-PHLORIZIN HYDROLASE - ISOLATION AND PREPARATION OF A SPECIFIC ANTISERUM
Castillo, R. O., Kwong, L. K., REISENAUER, A. M., & TSUBOI, K. K. (1989). HUMAN INTESTINAL LACTASE-PHLORIZIN HYDROLASE - ISOLATION AND PREPARATION OF A SPECIFIC ANTISERUM. BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 164(1), 94-101.

DIETARY CHO AND STIMULATION OF CARBOHYDRASES ALONG VILLUS COLUMN OF FASTED RAT JEJUNUM
Morrill, J. S., Kwong, L. K., Sunshine, P., Briggs, G. M., Castillo, R. O., & TSUBOI, K. K. (1989). DIETARY CHO AND STIMULATION OF CARBOHYDRASES ALONG VILLUS COLUMN OF FASTED RAT JEJUNUM. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY, 256(1), G158-G165.

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BREATH AND TOTAL-BODY HYDROGEN EXCRETION RATES IN NEONATES
Modler, S., Kerner, J. A., Castillo, R. O., Vreman, H. J., & Stevenson, D. K. (1988). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BREATH AND TOTAL-BODY HYDROGEN EXCRETION RATES IN NEONATES. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION, 7(4), 554-558.

MATURATIONAL PATTERNS OF CARBOHYDRASES IN THE ILEAL REMNANT OF RATS AFTER JEJUNECTOMY AT INFANCY
Hartman, G. E., Castillo, R. O., Kwong, L. K., Sunshine, P., & TSUBOI, K. K. (1988). MATURATIONAL PATTERNS OF CARBOHYDRASES IN THE ILEAL REMNANT OF RATS AFTER JEJUNECTOMY AT INFANCY. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION, 47(5), 868-874.