Meet the Trustees

Phone: (914) 376-8095


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. John Castanaro

Dr. John Castanaro was appointed by Mayor Mike Spano to serve a five-year term as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education in October 2019.  

With his own practice in Yonkers, Dr. Castanaro is also a member of Mayor Spano’s Health Advisory Board, which provides recommendations and information to residents for better health and well-being.

Dr. Castanaro has been an educator in the medical field serving as a Biology Teacher’s Assistant at the University at Buffalo, taught dental screenings for George Washington Medical Associates and currently serves as an Attending for the Mt. Sinai dental residency program. Dr. Castanaro also has given of his talents to nonprofit organizations, including Tampico Mexico Outreach, performing comprehensive dental exams, restorations and extractions for orphaned children.

Dr. Castanaro has been awarded Top Doctor Award (2017, ’18, ’19), Leading Physicians of the World – International Association of Dentists (2015), Top Dentist New York State (2018) and Andrus Gala Honoree (2019). He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and his Masters in Biology from the University of Buffalo and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Scranton.