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Dr. Colin Joyo

As a highly skilled cardiac and thoracic surgeon, Dr. Joyo was instrumental in bringing thoracoscopic surgical technology to Hoag Memorial Hospital.  A primary component of his practice includes the surgical management of lung cancer patients being treated at Hoag Cancer Center.

Dr. Joyo has extensive technical expertise in all areas of cardiothoracic surgery including minimally invasive cardiac and lung cancer surgery as well as thoracoscopic and robotic surgery.

He is active in several hospital-based committees and deeply committed to continually developing his exceptional skills as a surgeon in areas such as off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and mitral valve repair.

Prior to joining Newport Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery, formerly the Raney Zusman Medical Group, Dr. Joyo was Director of Cardiac Surgery at San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland, CA and was the attending cardiac staff surgeon at Sharp Memorial Hospital and University California San Diego group hospital and Pomona Valley Community Hospital.


Medical School
M.D., University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1977


Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of California at San Diego Medical Center School of Medicine
San Diego, California
1982 – 1984

General Surgery
University of Hawaii Integrated Surgical Residency
Honolulu, Hawaii
1978 – 1984

Board Certification and Affiliations

Diplomate, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
Member of Society Robotic Surgeons

Specialty Interests

Thoracoscopic Surgery
Mitral Valve Repair
Video Assisted Lobectomy
Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Hyperhidrosis
Robotic Lung Surgery

Specialty Training

University of California, San Diego, University Hospital 1982 – 1984
General and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Current Position

Vice President of Newport Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery 

Previous Positions

Chief of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, California
October 2015 – October 2017

Medical Executive Committee
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, California
May 2015 – Present

Attending Staff Surgeon
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Newport Beach, California
January 1989 – Present