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Brian Palafox, MD

Brian Palafox, MD

Thoracic Surgery Orange, CA

Assistant Clinical Professor of Thoracic Surgery, UC Irvine

Office Address

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  • 1310 W Stewart Dr
    Suite 503
    Orange, CA 92868
    Phone: (714) 997-2224

Dr. Palafox's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Palafox's Education & Medical Training

  • University of California at IrvineUniversity of California at IrvineFellowship, Thoracic Surgery
  • University of California at IrvineUniversity of California at IrvineResidency, General Surgery
  • Orange County Medical CenterOrange County Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • Orange County Medical CenterOrange County Medical CenterResidency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • UC, Irvine CA Coll of MedUniversity of California, Irvine School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Palafox's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1977 - 2015
  • HI State Medical LicenseHI State Medical LicenseActive through 2014
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 1985
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Dr. Palafox's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American College of SurgeonsFellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
  • Consumers CheckbookTop MDConsumers Checkbook
  • SuperDoctors.comSuper DoctorSuperDoctors.com

Dr. Palafox's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Dr. Palafox's Professional Memberships

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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