Eli R. Capouya, MD, FACS

Graduated from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa in 1981 and received his MD from the University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham in 1985.

Dr. Capouya trained as a resident in general surgery at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He went to UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles as chief resident and research fellow in cardiothoracic surgery for the department of Surgery. While at UCLA, Dr. Capouya gained considerable experience in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery to include cardiac transplant surgery as well as infant and pediatric surgery.

Dr. Capouya is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. His publications include articles in several of the leading cardiac journals. He is a member of the International Society of Heart/Lung Transplantation, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Western Thoracic Surgical Society.