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Andres Castellanos,


Title: Associate Professor; Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery

Practices: Drexel Surgery

Specialty: Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery


Drexel Bariatric Surgery at the Center for Surgical Weight-Loss at Hahnemann University Hospital
230 N. Broad Street
3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.7075
Fax: 215.762.8629
Drexel Surgery
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Maps & Directions

Phone: 215.762.4890
Fax: 215.762.8389


  • MD, University of Zulia Medical School, Maracaibo, Venezuela (1990)

Other Languages Spoken


Clinical Services

Hernia, Obesity, Robotic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Bariatric surgery, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Esophageal disorders - benign, Biliary disease - benign


Andres Castellanos, MD, was a surgeon practicing in Center City Philadelphia. He specialized in bariatric and minimally invasive surgery.

Awards and Honors

  • Philadelphia Magazine's "Top Doctors" (2010)
  • "Best Doctor in America" (2009, 2010 and 2011)
  • Outsanding clinical teaching award, Biomedical engineering school (2009)
  • Recipient of the Golden Scalpel Award in recognition of teaching excellence at Drexel University College of Medicine: Department of Surgery

In the News

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Affiliated Hospitals

Hahnemann University Hospital, Roxborough Memorial Hospital


  • Minimally Invasive/Robotic Reseach - Drexel University College of Medicine (2001)


  • Surgery - MCP Hahnemann Hospital (1997-2001)


  • Transitional - Frankford Hospital, Philadelphia (1995)
  • Surgery - MCP Hahnemann Hospital (1996)

In the Media

"Results of FIRST Trial Study on Resident Work Hours Announced"
American Board of Surgery, Inc. (February 2, 2016)