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dr joe caceres

Dr. 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.


Dr. Jose Luis Jimenez, A.C.

Dr. Jimenez earned his degree as a Doctor of Medicine (Diploma of Doctor of Medicine) on July 3, 1979 from the University of Havana in Cuba. He has a degree comparable to the U.S. Doctor of Medicine (IERF #S11-00733/icr Equivalency Report), dated February 16, 2011.

Dr. Jimenez did his residency in Internal Medicine and holds a Diploma as Specialist in Internal Medicine, awarded by the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana on August 20, 1999.  He also completed a fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine at the Joaquin Albarran Hospital in Havana, Cuba.


Ace Alvarez, NP-C

Ace Alvarez earned his degree as Bachelor in Nursing Sciences in the Philippines. He obtained his Master’s Degree as a Nurse Practitioner at the California State University Long Beach. There, he became a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi on May 1, 2011.

He did an intensive and outstanding internship in Primary Care, Internal Medicine, and Cardiology from 2010-2011 at Caceres Medical Group (CMG) and Buena Park Heart Center.

After graduation, he joined CMG in January of 2012 as a Certified Nurse Practitioner. Ace holds a current certificate from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Ace is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in adults and seniors. He is very competent to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients with different medical conditions. His patients love him because of his dedication and genuine interest in them.