Dr. James P Zalez MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. James Zalez is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Santa Monica, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint John's Health Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Saint John's Health Center and one of 11 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic 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

Kern Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1989

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1990

Ohio State University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1990

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine - Tulsa
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1996

Scripps Clinic
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 2000 - 2002

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1996 - 1998

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1987

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

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