Dr. Eli Ralph Capouya MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Eli Capouya is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Good Samaritan Hospital and Huntington Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 13 at Huntington Memorial Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1990

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1991 - 1993

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Off-pump versus on-pump coronary bypass in high-risk subgroups.
Yokoyama, T., Baumgartner, F. J., Gheissari, A., Capouya, E. R., Panagiotides, G. P., Declusin, R. J.

Effect of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting on morbidity.
Baumgartner, F. J., Yokoyama, T., Gheissari, A., Capouya, E. R., Panagiotides, G. P., Declusin, R. J.

Off-pump obtuse marginal grafting with local stabilization: thoracotomy approach in reoperations.
Baumgartner, F. J., Gheissari, A., Panagiotides, G. P., Capouya, E. R., Declusin, R. J., Yokoyama, T.

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Insurances 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
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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