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Brian Palafox, MD

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Primary Address | Office Details
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 503

Orange, CA 92868

Phone: (714) 997-2224

Fax: (714) 997-1187

Secondary Address | Office Details

301 West Bastanchury Road

Suite 195

Fullerton, CA 92835

Phone: (714) 446-8866

Fax: (714) 446-8923

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Jude Affiliated Physicians
  • St. Jude Heritage Medical Group
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(714) 997-2224
  • Meet The Provider
    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. Read More
    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties
    Other Specialties
    • General Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Associations Awards
    2018 - Physicians of Excellence, OCMA
    Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest
    Esophagus, Thoracic, Valve Surgery, Chest Wall
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery, Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

    American Board of Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery

    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of California Irvine - 1975
    • Fellowship
      UCI Medical Center - 1983
    • Internship
      UCI Medical Center - 1976
    • Residency
      UCI Medical Center - 1981
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna HMO – Select
    • Clever Care Health Plan
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • SCAN Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross

Orange County Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons - Orange

  • Address
    1310 West Stewart Drive, Suite 503,
    Orange, CA 92868
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  • Phone
    (714) 997-2224
    (714) 997-1187
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Website Information

  • Secondary Location

Orange County Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgeons - Fullerton