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Sharon Marie Castellino, M.D.

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Sharon Marie Castellino, M.D.

Sharon Marie Castellino, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Comprehensive Cancer Center Brain Tumor Center of Excellence Hypertension and Vascular Research Center

Epidemiology & Prevention

Physician Rating

4.8 out of 5

21 Ratings
3 Comments
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Contact Information

  • New Patient Appointments:

    336-716-WAKE

  • Returning Patient Appointments:

    336-713-4500

  • Department: 336-716-4085

  • Fax: 336-716-3010

  • E-mail:

    scastell@wakehealth.edu

  • NPI: 1063496792

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Conditions Resulting from Childhood Cancer, Pediatric Cancer Survivorship

Education & Training

  • B.A.

    1988 - Mount Holyoke College

  • M.D.

    1992 - Duke University School of Medicine

  • M.Sc.

    2008 - Wake Forest University

  • Internship

    1994 - Childrens Hospital Of Boston

  • Residency

    1995 - Duke University Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    1998 - Duke University Medical Center

contactRESEARCH

Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • aging, cancer/oncogenesis, cardiac function, cognition/learning, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, epidemiology, growth & development, hormones/cytokines/signalling, medical technology/devices, molecular biology/molecular me, other, radiology imaging/nuclear medi, vascular diseases, women's health issues

Recent Publications

  • Hudson MM, Oeffinger KC, Jones K, Brinkman TM, Krull KR, Mulrooney DA, Mertens A, Castellino SM, Casillas J, Gurney JG, Nathan PC, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Ness KK. Age-dependent changes in health status in the childhood cancer survivor cohort. J Clin Oncol. 2015;33(5):479-491.
  • Shaw PH, Reed DR, Yeager N, Zebrack B, Castellino SM, Bleyer A. Adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology in the United States: a specialty in its late adolescence. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015;37(3):161-169.
  • Wang X, Liu W, Sun CL, Armenian SH, Hakonarson H, Hageman L, Ding Y, Landier W, Blanco JG, Chen L, Quinones A, Ferguson D, Winick N, Ginsberg JP, Keller F, Neglia JP, Desai S, Sklar CA, Castellino SM, Cherrick I, Dreyer ZE,. Hyaluronan synthase 3 variant and anthracycline-related cardiomyopathy: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. J Clin Oncol. 2014;32(7):647-653.
  • Witkowski L, Carrot-Zhang J, Albrecht S, Fahiminiya S, Hamel N, Tomiak E, Grynspan D, Saloustros E, Nadaf J, Rivera B, Gilpin C, Castellsague E, Silva-Smith R, Plourde F, Wu M, Saskin A, Arseneault M, Karabakhtsian RG, Reilly EA,. Germline and somatic SMARCA4 mutations characterize small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type. Nat Genet. 2014;46(5):438-443.
  • Effinger KE, Migliorati CA, Hudson MM, McMullen KP, Kaste SC, Ruble K, Guilcher GM, Shah AJ, Castellino SM. Oral and dental late effects in survivors of childhood cancer: a Children's Oncology Group report. Support Care Cancer. 2014;22(7):2009-2019.
  • Castellino SM, Ullrich NJ, Whelen MJ, Lange BJ. Developing interventions for cancer-related cognitive dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2014;106(8):.
  • Grimes K, Kratzer T, Russo K, Bourland D, Castellino S. Occult GI bleeding in a 15 year old pediatric cancer survivor. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014;():.
  • Wilson CL, Stratton K, Leisenring WL, Oeffinger KC, Nathan PC, Wasilewski-Masker K, Hudson MM, Castellino SM, Stovall M, Armstrong GT, Brinkman TM, Krull KR, Robison LL, Ness KK. Decline in physical activity level in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014;23(8):1619-1627.
  • Witkowski L, Carrot-Zhang J, Albrecht S, Hamel N, Tomiak E, Grynspan D, Saloustros E, Gilpin C, Silva-Smith R, Plourde F, Rivera B, Castellsague E, Wu MN, Fahiminiya S, Nadaf J, Saskin A, Arseneault M, Karabakhtsian RG, Reilly EA, Ueland FR,. Germ-line and somatic SMARCA4 mutations characterize small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type [abstract]. Cancer Res. 2014;74(19 Suppl):LB-89.
  • Geiger AM, Castellino SM, Tooze JA, Altschuler A, Month S, Mertens AC, Nekhlyudov L, Greene SM. Potential role of community-based healthcare system data in research on survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2013;2(2):53-58.
  • Blatt J, McLean TW, Castellino SM, Burkhart CN. A review of contemporary options for medical management of hemangiomas, other vascular tumors, and vascular malformations. Pharmacol Ther. 2013;139(3):327-333.
  • Jordan JH, Morgan TM, Ellis LR, Lawrence J, Hall ME, Castellino SM, Hamilton CA, Torti FM, Vasu S, D'Agostino RB, Hundley WG. Pathologic atrophy of the left ventricular myocardium early after receipt of anthracycline-based chemotherapy [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A17537.
  • Castellino SM, Tooze JA, Flowers L, Hill DF, McMullen KP, Shaw EG, Parsons SK. Toxicity and efficacy of the acetylcholinesterase (AChe) inhibitor donepezil in childhood brain tumor survivors: a pilot study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012;59(3):540-547.
  • Castellino SM, Geiger AM, Mertens AC, Leisenring WM, Tooze JA, Goodman P, Stovall M, Robison LL, Hudson MM. Morbidity and mortality in long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Blood. 2011;117(6):1806-1816.
  • Castellino S, Keller F, Dunphy C, McCarten K, Thomson J, Voss S, Nachman J, Constine L, Chen L, Schwartz C. Children and adolescents with low risk Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) [abstract]. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011;56(5):883.
  • Gallagher PE, Maglic D, Krishnan B, Castellino SM, Tallant EA. Angiotensin-(1-7) inhibits the growth of human pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma in a mouse xenograft model [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research; 2011 Apr 2-6; Orlando (FL). Philadelphia (PA): AACR. 2011;():Abstr 5349.
  • Casillas J, Castellino SM, Hudson MM, Mertens AC, Lima ISF, Liu Q, Zeltzer LK, Yasui Y, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Impact of insurance type on survivor-focused and general preventive health care utilization in adult survivors of childhood cancer: the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS). Cancer. 2011;117(9):1966-1975.
  • Geiger AM, Castellino SM. Delineating the age ranges used to define adolescents and young adults [letter]. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(16):e492-e493.
  • Castellino SM, Tooze JA, Flowers L, Parsons SK. The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test as a pre-screening tool for global cognitive functioning in childhood brain tumor survivors. J Neurooncol. 2011;104(2):559-563.
  • Hudson M, Oeffinger K, Nathan P, Mertens A, Castellino S, Mulrooney D, Gurneys J, Armstrong G, Leisenringth W, Robison L, et al. Longitudinal changes in health status of the Childhood Cancer Survivor cohort [abstract]. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011;57(5):713.
  • Lansdale M, Castellino S, Marina N, Goodman P, Hudson MM, Mertens AC, Smith SM, Leisenring W, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC. Knowledge of hepatitis C virus screening in long-term pediatric cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Cancer. 2010;116(4):974-982.
  • Castellino S, Muir A, Shah A, Shope S, McMullen K, Ruble K, Barber A, Davidoff A, Hudson MM. Hepato-biliary late effects in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer: a report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010;54(5):663-669.
  • Dixon N, Castellino SM. Pediatric myelodysplasia. eMedicine. 2010;():A956631.
  • Castellino SM, Martinez-Borges AR, McLean TW. Pediatric genitourinary tumors. Curr Opin Oncol. 2009;21(3):278-283.
  • Hill G, Castellino S, Williams D. Cardiac myxoma after treatment for childhood neuroblastoma. Pediatr Cardiol. 2009;30(3):340-342.
  • Martinez-Borges AR, Petty JK, Hurt G, Stribling JT, Press JZ, Castellino SM. Familial small cell carcinoma of the ovary. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009;53(7):1334-1336.
  • Castellino SM, Alonzo TA, Buxton A, Gold S, Lange BJ, Woods WG. Outcomes in childhood AML in the absence of transplantation in first remission--Children's Cancer Group (CCG) studies 2891 and CCG 213. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008;50(1):9-16.
  • McLean TW, Castellino SM. Pediatric genitourinary tumors. Curr Opin Oncol. 2008;20(3):315-320.
  • Metzger ML, Castellino SM, Hudson MM, Rai SN, Kaste SC, Krasin MJ, Kun LE, Pui C-H, Howard SC. Effect of race on the outcome of pediatric patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26(8):1282-1288.
  • Castellino SM, McLean TW. Pediatric genitourinary tumors. Curr Opin Oncol. 2007;19(3):248-253.

All Publications

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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.6



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

  • 5/6/2015

    *Dr. Castellino has a terrible bedside manner. She does not explain things well or in a caring manner.

  • 1/15/2015

    I have nothing but positive feedback for the entire Hematology/Oncology group at Brenner's all nurses, staff, doctors, etc were incredibly kind, giving, and really took time to get to know not just the patient but our entire family

  • 10/28/2014

    Dr.Castellino is a wonderful doctor she really cares about my son and the issues that we have she is very thorough and answers all our questions.

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  • Additional Information

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