Joe Caceres


Joe A. Caceres, MD, FAHA, FAAC

Dr. Caceres is the founder of Caceres Medical Group (CMG) and Buena Park Heart Center (BPHC). He has been a practicing physician in the United States for over 32 years.

Postgraduate education:

  • Resident of Internal Medicine (3 years) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Cardiology Clinical Fellow (2 years)  University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellow (2 years) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine



Dr. Caceres has been a clinical researcher and published more than 9 articles in reputable journals such as:

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

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

  • American Journal of Cardiology “cryoablation 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.

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

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

Professional Organizations:

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


  • Awards Top US Medical – Internal Medicine and Cardiology – 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Top Award Cardiologists America – Cardiology – 2007
  • Top Award Cardiologists America – Interventional Cardiology-2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Most Compassionate doctor-Award 2011
  • Distinguished Grand Master of the American Board of Cardiology – 2012 Award
  • Consultant of the National Academy of Medicine – cited 2012 Special Award
  • Top Award Cardiologists America – Cardiology-2012, 2014

Recent conferences:

  • Atrial fibrillation: Contemporary Diagnosis and Medical Management
  • Management of stable angina pectoris
  • STEMI: Updated Guidelines ACC and AHA
  • Stable chronic systolic heart failure: Diagnosis and Management
  • Optimization results in stable CAD
  • Degenerative aortic valve stenosis: Diagnosis and Management
  • Enhanced external counterpulsation treatment in refractory angina pectoris
  • Cardiology Practice for Primary Care Providers: Role of EECP in stable angina pectoris
  • Diagnosis and treatment of chronic diastolic heart failure
  • 2013 ACC / AHA treatment on blood cholesterol to reduce cardiovascular risk atherosclerotic Adults
  • Updated Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of High Blood Pressure
  • EECP First Annual Symposium of refractory angina pectoris