Meet the Team

When choosing a health partner for the ongoing management of connective tissue conditions, it is important to find a coordinated program and team that has expertise in treating these conditions. The Hoag Marfan Syndrome and Related Conditions Program in the Elaine & Robert Matranga Aortic Center is led by Dr. David Liang and supported with a multidisciplinary specialty network of physicians and nurses. 

A collaborative team approach is vital in the care of Marfan syndrome patients and other patients with cardiovascular-related connective tissue conditions. At Hoag, we utilize a strong network of care providers to ensure all health needs are met. We can draw upon our team of specialists who work together to treat all aspects of care. As one seamless team, the specialists will provide comprehensive, diagnostic care to patient-centered treatment plans. Additionally, through our established relationships with other national and international centers of excellence, we can make sure that the care you receive will be state-of-the-art.

Our network of specialties includes:

  • Cardiology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Physical Therapy
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Neurology
  • Dermatology
  • Urology
  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

Contact Us

To contact Hoag Marfan Syndrome and Related Conditions Program, please call 949-764-8468 or email.

  • David H. Liang, MD

    • Physician Leader
    • Program Director, Marfan Syndrome and Related Conditions Program
    • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Anthony D. Caffarelli, MD

    • Physician Leader, Newkirk Family Endowed Chair in Aortic Care
    • Director, Elaine & Robert Matranga Aortic Center
    • Director, Hoag Cardiac Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Asad A. Shah, MD

    • Physician Leader
    • Director, Robotic Cardiac Surgery
    • Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Timothy M. Lee, MD

    • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Meg Boeglin, BSN, RN

    • Nurse Navigator, Marfan Syndrome & Related Conditions Program
  • Rita Weise, MSN, ACNPC-AG

    • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Supervisor, Elaine & Robert Matranga Aortic Center
  • Chelsey Torres, MS

    • Genetic Counselor