After obtaining an MD from the Catholic University of Cordoba School of
Medicine in Argentina, Dr. Castro-Rueda performed research in arthritis
at Northwestern University School of Medicine and at the University of
Michigan. He then completed his residency training at Cook County Hospital
in Chicago and subsequently a fellowship in rheumatology at the University
of California San Diego.
After his fellowship, Dr. Castro-Rueda was appointed Clinical Instructor
at the University of Illinois School of Medicine and previously was in
practice in the field of rheumatology at Carle Physician Group in Urbana-Champaign,
Illinois. He is currently a member of the American College of Rheumatology
and has published several papers on rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic
He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and treats
patients with different forms of arthritis and a wide spectrum of other
rheumatic diseases. Dr. Castro-Rueda is fluent in Spanish and English.