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Joseph Carey

Joseph S. Carey, M.D.

California Society of Thoracic Surgeons
3475 Torrance Boulevard, Suite B
Torrance, CA  90503
United States
1 310 540-1011
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Princeton University Class of 1956
Northwestern Medical School 1959
Cook County Hospital 1960-1966
UCLA Cardiothoracic surgery 1966-1967
Chief, Thoracic Surgery, UCLA-VA Hospital Los Angeles 1967-1983
Private practice, Torrance CA 1983-present
Chair, Thoracic surgery section, Torrance Memorial Hospital, 1993-1995
President, California Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 1996-1998
Chair, Thoracic Surgery Section, Little Company of Mary Hospital, 2000-2003
Project director, California Cardiac Surgery and Intervention Project (CCSIP), 2003-present
Clinical Professor, UC Irvine Medical Center, 2008-present

Other Interests

Impact of angioplasty procedures on CABG mortaltity
Volume-Outcome studies
Quality Improvement in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Public Reporting

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Thoracic
  • Vascular
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Valve disease
  • Thoracic
  • Endovascular
  • Education
  • Professional Affairs
  • Ethics
  • Basic science