NewYork-Presbyterian Queens


Matthew Castillo, MD

Matthew Castillo, MD

Matthew Castillo, MD

Associate Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Attending, Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care Medicine

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine; Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Academic Appointment:
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Practice Began:
Internal Medicine in 2017,
Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2020

Education and Training:
Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Internal Medicine Residency, Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center

Specialty Society Membership:
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American College of Physicians

Year Appointed at NYP Queens:

Academic Interests:
Medical education, Hospital Medicine, Inpatient Palliative Care, Mindfulness and Wellbeing

Personal Interests:
Playing tennis and pickleball, running in the city, camping in Montauk and upstate NY, spending time with family and friends, exploring different coffee shops and bakeries in NYC

Languages Spoken:

Selected Publications:

  1. Moore, C., Pan, C., Roseman, K., Stephens, M., Bien-Aime, C., Morgan, A., Ross, W., Castillo, M., Palathra, B., Jones, C., Ailey, S., Tuffrey-Wijne, I., Smeltzer, S., & Tobias, J. (2022). Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Navigating the Needs of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal Of Palliative Medicine. Doi: 10.1089/jpm.2022.0384
  2. Chung, J., Karass, S., Choi, Y., Castillo, M., Garcia, C., Shin, R., Tanco, K., Kim, L., Hong, M., & Pan, C. (2023). Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Filipino American and Korean American Patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Doi: 10.1089/jpm.2023.0255