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Brian A. Palafox, MD

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Orange County Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons - Orange
1310 West Stewart Drive, Suite 503
Orange, CA 92868
Medical Groups & Affiliations
St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Speaks: English

About Brian A. Palafox

Graduated from University California Irvine Medical School, did his training and cardiothoracic training also at UCI and joined OCTCS in 1999. Brian Palafox is the chief of cardiac surgery at St Joseph Hopsital in Orange and works at Children's Hospital Orange County and University of California Irvine in his free time. He specializes in adult cardiac, adult thoracic, pediatric cardiac and thoracic and general surgery including thyroid cancer and complex abdominal operations.
Medical School

University of California Irvine
1975

Internship

UCI Medical Center
1976

Residency

UCI Medical Center
1981

Fellowship

UCI Medical Center
1983

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Orange County Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons - Orange
1310 West Stewart Drive, Suite 503
Orange, CA 92868
Medical Groups & Affiliations
St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Orange County Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons - Fullerton
301 West Bastanchury Road, Suite 195
Fullerton, CA 92835
Medical Groups & Affiliations
St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Affiliated Locations

Thoracic Oncology Program
Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment Programs
Robotics Surgery Program
St. Joseph Hospital, Orange
St. Jude Medical Center
St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians