Physician Profile

Elizabeth Castro, APN, MSN, CCRN, CPHON

Elizabeth Castro

Elizabeth Castro, APN, MSN, CCRN, CPHON

  • Advanced Practice Nurse
Contact Information

To schedule a new patient appointment call 844-CANCERNJ (844-226-2376)
To schedule a follow-up appointment call 732-235-7615
For all other inquiries call 732-235-2465.

About Me

I am so excited to be part of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology team at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. I joined here in 2019 after working 23 years at Hackensack University Medical Center in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Emergency Department. Working with children and their families is a true passion for me. Providing the highest level of care has always been my priority.

I love the multidisciplinary approach of our team at Rutgers Cancer Institute, it is very patient and family focused. My role is primarily with the benign hematology population, with a focus on Sickle Cell Disease. It is an exciting time for Sickle Cell research, and I am fortunate to be part of that. It is a privilege to be able to care for these families and work with this team. 

Our Advanced Practice Providers work in collaboration with the physicians in their respective oncology programs and may not always be scheduled directly. 

Clinical Expertise

25 years of experience in Pediatric care, including primary care, critical care and emergency care.


Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with your insurance company they are still a participating plan prior to receiving services or care. Each plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage that could make a difference in your out-of-pocket costs. It is always best for the patient receiving care to contact their insurance company to obtain more information.

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Cigna
  • Consumer Health Plan
  • Horizon BCBS
  • Horizon NJ Health
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Health
  • Qualcare HMO
  • Qualcare PPO
  • United Community
  • United Healthcare
  • United Medicare
  • WellCare