Anthony D. Caffarelli, MD

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Anthony D. Caffarelli, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery

Thoracic Surgery


  • Hoag Physician Partners


  • English

About Dr. Caffarelli

Anthony D. Caffarelli, M.D. is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Hoag and holds the positions of Physician Leader, Newkirk Family Endowed Chair in Aortic Care and Director, Hoag Cardiac Surgery.

He is a member of the Newport Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery Group, one of the premier cardiovascular and thoracic surgery groups in Southern California comprised of surgeons exclusive to Hoag Hospital. Dr. Caffarelli performs hundreds of cardiac and thoracic procedures annually, specializing in complex aortic procedures, including aneurysms, dissections, bicuspid aortic valve disease, and valve sparing root procedures. He is also a member of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement or TAVR Team at Hoag.

Dr. Caffarelli received his medical degree from the University of California – Irvine, and completed his General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgical Residencies at Stanford University.

Dr. Caffarelli received the Pat O. Daily, MD Award for Clinical Excellence in Cardiovascular Surgery in 2010 and the Western Thoracic Surgical Association Norman E. Shumway Award in 2009.

Dr. Caffarelli’s professional associations include: Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American College of Cardiology, and the Western Thoracic Surgical Association. He is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.


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National Provider ID (NPI): 1851587356


  • Medical Education - University of California, Irvine School of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
  • Internship - Stanford University Medical Center (General Surgery)
  • Residency - Stanford University Medical Center (General Surgery)

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery


  • Hoag Physician Partners

Area of Focus

  • Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery