Erik Castle, MD

Clinic Appointments: (504) 988-5271
Academic Office: (504) 988-2750
Fax: (504) 988-5059


Dr. Castle’s surgical expertise includes minimally invasive urologic oncology including robot-assisted radical cystectomy, prostatectomy, retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, and partial nephrectomy. He has performed many of these procedures as demonstrations internationally.  He pioneered robot assisted radical cystecomy in 2005 with over 10 years experience and robot assisted RPLND in 2008.  He also served on the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer panel for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Dr. Castle’s research interests include prostate cancer, bladder cancer, and kidney cancer

  • Professor of Urology,   Changing the Face of Advanced Urologic Robotic Surgery
  • Credited with high-level innovative urologic robotic procedures.
  • Working with Tulane Team to Streamline Clinic, O.R. and Quality Improvement
  • Co-created several Regional CME Urologic Oncology Programs
  • Invited Speaker for several virtual speaking arrangements
  • Co-chair of Tulane Robotics Committee
  • Chair of Tulane Operating Room Efficiency Committee
  • Performed several robotic firsts in the Southeast
  • 13 Publications, in past year