HMFW Names Antonio Castaneda, M.D. 2007 Physician of the Year
FORT WORTH, Texas – Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital (HMFW) named Antonio Castaneda, M.D., its 2007 physician of the year. Castaneda has served HMFW and the Tarrant County area as a surgeon since joining the hospital's medical staff in 2002.

Selected by his colleagues and hospital staff, Castaneda demonstrates commitment to the highest ethical standards, professionalism, excellence in patient care and continuous growth in knowledge and understanding for self, peers and staff. He is continuously responsive to the needs of the institution and is an active participant in hospital affairs.

Castaneda was previously recognized by Fort Worth Texas magazine as a “Top Doc” in 2005 and 2006 for his commitment to patient care excellence and currently serves as an adjunct clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Castaneda graduated magna cum laude in earning his undergraduate degree at the University of Houston, University Park in 1991 and completed his Doctorate of Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1995. He completed his internal medicine residency and internship at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School followed by research at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

About Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital
Opened in 1930, Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital is a Magnet-designated hospital, and Tarrant County's largest and busiest hospital and regional referral center. A member of Texas Health Resources, HMFW is licensed for 710 beds and provides the following services: cardiovascular; high risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology; neurosciences; orthopedics and sports medicine; rehabilitation; adult critical care and neonatal intensive care; trauma and emergency medicine; cancer care; medical/surgical; kidney transplants; occupational health; and more. The campus is home to almost 1,000 members of the medical staff, more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and the new state-of-the-art 100-bed Harris Methodist Heart Center. For more information, please call 1-888-4-HARRIS, or visit

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States.  The 13-hospital system is the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served and includes Arlington Memorial Hospital, Harris Methodist Hospitals and Presbyterian Healthcare System. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit