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Dr. Colin Joyo

Dr. Colin Joyo, Heart Surgeon

Dr. Colin Joyo earned his doctorate of medicine from the University of Hawaii, and served his cardiothoracic surgical residency at University of California at San Diego Medical Center.  Dr. Joyo's academic appointments include Surgical Instructor, Department of Surgery, University of Hawaii and Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSD School of Medicine.  Prior to joining Raney Zusman Medical Group, Dr. Joyo was Director of Cardiac Surgery at San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland and attending cardiac staff surgeon at Sharp Memorial Hospital and Pomona Valley Community Hospital.

As a highly skilled cardiac surgeon, Dr. Joyo was instrumental in bringing thoracoscopic surgical technology to Hoag Memorial Hospital.  A primary component of his practice includes the surgical management of lung cancer patients being treated at Hoag Cancer Center.  Dr. Joyo has extensive technical expertise in all areas of cardiothoracic surgery including minimally invasive cardiac and lung cancer surgery as well as thoracoscopic surgery.  He is active in several hospital-based committees and deeply committed to continually developing his exceptional skills as a surgeon in areas such as off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and mitral valve repair.

Dr. Joyo is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. His professional affiliations include Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.  Dr. Joyo has authored numerous chapters and abstracts published nationally and internationally.

 

Medical school:

University of Hawaii, 1977

 

Specialty training:

University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, 1984
General and Cardiothoracic Surgery

 

Board Certification:

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 

Specialty Interests:

Thoracoscopic surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Video Assisted Lobectomy
Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hyperhidrosis
Robotic Lung Surgery

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