Dr. Jacques Kpodonu is a Board Certified General and Thoracic Surgeon at the Raney Zusman Medical Group in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Kpodonu has amassed a considerable amount of education. He earned his medical degree at the University of Ghana, where he completed his Internship. He went on to complete Residencies in General Surgery at Johns Hopkins and Loma Linda University Medical Center.
He completed additional training at the University of Illinois Hospital Clinics in Chicago, completing his Residency and Chief Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Afterward, he completed a Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Arizona Heart Institute, and finished an additional Fellowship in Percutaneous Aortic and Mitral Valves and Mitral Valve Repair at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Kpodunu is passionate about medical technology that permits patients to receive non-surgical treatment of vascular diseases. He is a pioneer in endovascular and hybrid approaches for treatment of aortic disease, hybrid and transcatheter therapies for structural heart disease, cerebrovascular disease management, 3-D CT imaging, non-invasive cardiac and vascular imaging, intra-cardiac echocardiography, intra-vascular ultrasound and original methods of image-guided cardiac surgery.
Dr. Kpodunu has a very impressive list of published articles, books, and book chapters, covering a multitude of medical subjects, including: Thoracic Surgery, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Medical Therapy for Multi-Vessel Disease, Surgery for aortic arch thrombus, and a host of other subjects.
His professional associations include: the International Society of Endovascular Specialists, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Ghana Medical Association, Edward B Diethrich Vascular Surgical Society, Ghana Surgical Research Society, Chicago Surgical Society, the American Medical Association and the American College of Surgeons and Cardiothoracic Surgery Network.
To learn more about Dr. Kpodunu, visit www.raneyzusman.squarespace.com, or call (949) 640-3350.
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu's Qualifications and Experience