joe-caceres

Medical Director

America’s Top Cardiologist Award

Most Compassionate Doctor Award

 

Post-Graduate Education:

  • Internal Medicine Resident (3 years)  

University of Illinois College of Medicine

  • Clinical Cardiology Fellow (2 years) 

  Washington University School of Medicine

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow (2 years)  

  University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Publications:

Dr. Caceres has been a clinical investigator and published more than 9 articles about cardiac arrhythmias in reputable journals such as:

  • Annals of Internal Medicine “Automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillators and survival of patients with left ventricular dysfunction and malignant ventricular arrhythmias” Ann Int Med, 109:529-34, 1988.

“Wide QRS complex tachycardia: Reappraisal of a common clinical problem” Ann Int Med, 109:905-12, 1988.

  • American Journal of Cardiology “Cryoablation of refractory sustained ventricular tachycardia due to coronary artery disease” Am J Cardiol, 63:296-300, 1989.
  • Circulation “Sustained bundle branch reentry as a mechanism of clinical tachycardia” Circulation 79:256-70, 1989.

“Transcatheter electrical ablation of right bundle branch: A method of treating macro-reentrant ventricular tachycardia due to bundle branch reentry” Circulation 78:246-57, 1988.

  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology “Efficacy of cryoablation alone for refractory monomorphic sustained ventricular tachycardia due to inferior wall infarct” J Am Coll Cardiology, 11:1254-9, 1988.

Professional Organizations:

  • American Medical Association
  • Orange County Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association & American Stroke Association
  • American Academy of Cardiology
  • American Society of Preventive Cardiology
  • American Society of Hypertension
  • Heart Failure Society of America

Awards and Recognitions:

  • America’s Top Physicians Awards – Internal Medicine & Cardiology – 2003, 2004, 2005
  • America’s Top Cardiologists Award – Cardiology – 2007
  • America’s Top Cardiologists Award – Interventional Cardiology- 2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Most Compassionate Doctor- Award 2011
  • Distinguished Grand Master of the American Board of Cardiology – 2012 Award
  • Consultant to the National Academy of Medicine – Special Appointment- 2012 Award
  • America’s Top Cardiologists Award – Cardiology- 2012