Frank Castiglione M.D.
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1952 Whitney Avenue, 2nd Floor, Hamden, CT 06517
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Frank Castiglione Jr., MD

Frank M. Castiglione, Jr., MD, FAAD maintains the highest levels of accreditation and pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dermatology. Dr. Castiglione, Jr., has been in private practice in Hamden since 1983 when he joined his Father, Dr. Frank Castiglione who worked as a Dermatologist until age 85.

Dr. Castiglione, Jr. is an Associate Clinical Professor Dermatology at the Yale School of Medicine. He is also a Dermatology attending at the West Haven V.A. Hospital. His predominant interest is in general dermatology, both adult and pediatric, and he is board certified by the American Academy of Dermatology. He has been recognized as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2019-2020. He is committed to personalized and compassionate dermatologic care. Dr. Castiglione, Jr. is a graduate of Yale University where he received his B.A. degree. An accomplished classical pianist and performer, he was a pre-med music major as an undergraduate. During that time, he also played 4 years for the Yale baseball team. He received his M.D. from New York Medical College and did his internship at Hartford Hospital.  He followed this with a dermatology residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. While at Dartmouth, he was Chief Resident in Dermatology and Clinical Instructor in Medicine. He is past President of the Connecticut Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Society, a position he has held on two separate occasions over the years. In addition, he has served on the Board of Governors of the New Haven County Medical Association, the New Haven City Medical Association, and has been a specialty delegate to the Connecticut State Medical Society. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Castiglione enjoys spending time at home with his wife, 3 children, and 2 grandchildren. In addition to playing piano, he is a competitive baseball player, master’s rower, and avid runner having run several half and full marathons.

Areas of Interest


  • Yale University B.A.
  • New York Medical College M.D.

Board Certifications

  • Fellow American Academy of Dermatology

Post Graduate Training

  • Dermatology residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Chief Resident in Dermatology and Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center


  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Professional Memberships/Affiliations

Associate Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Connecticut State Medical Society
  • New Haven County Medical Association
  • New Haven City Medical Association
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Frank M. Castiglione, Jr.'s Patient Reviews

"He goes well above in making sure you are healing. Very personable and talks to you with compassion. One of the best!"
(Vitals - Verified Patient)

"Dr. Castiglione, Jr. has been my doctor for almost 30 years and he is not only an extremely competent doctor, but he is also a wonderful person who treats his patients with great care and respect. "
by Stuart B.
(Heath Grades - Verified Patient)

"Dr. Castiglione, Jr. has been our family's dermatologist for many years. We have all appreciated his gentleness, concern, professionalism and skill."
(Vitals - Verified Patient)

"I’ve found Dr. Castiglione, Jr. to be very thorough and considerate. He does a wonderful job of explaining your condition and how he is going to treat it. He schedules a follow-up before you leave the office."
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