About Me

Jeffrey Altshuler, M.D., is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in the surgical treatment of diseases of the heart and aorta. Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Altshuler completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. He received his medical doctorate degree from Wayne State University, where he also completed his residency program in general surgery. Dr. Altshuler then went on to complete an additional residency in cardiovascular surgery at the University of Utah.

He has authored multiple scientific publications with emphasis on aortic and cardiovascular surgery, as well as minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Altshuler also retains memberships in numerous surgical societies including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Some of Dr. Altshuler’s interests include backpacking, hiking, and bike-riding. He is excited to live in Southern California because his hobbies can be done close to home.

Dr. Altshuler is medical director of cardiovascular surgery at the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Saddleback Medical Center.



Provider Specialty

Cardiothoracic / Thoracic Surgery


Medical Education

Wayne State University


Wayne State University


University of Utah

Locations & Affiliations


MemorialCare Medical Group - Laguna Hills (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

24411 Health Center Drive

Suite 680

Laguna Hills, CA

Office: (949) 268-4568

MemorialCare Medical Group - Long Beach (Cardiovascular Surgery)

2888 Long Beach Blvd.

Suite 165

Long Beach, CA

Office: (657) 241-9052

Insurances Accepted

Accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO and POS health plans
Aetna (HMO)
Anthem Blue Cross (HMO)
Blue Shield (HMO)
Cigna (HMO)
Health Net (HMO)
UnitedHealthcare WEST (HMO)
Aetna (Senior)
Anthem Blue Cross (Senior)
Blue Shield 65 Plus (Senior)
Health Net (Senior)
Humana (Senior)
SCAN (Senior)
UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complete (Senior)
Traditional Medicare
Vivity (offered by Anthem Blue Cross)
UnitedHealthcare SignatureValue Harmony HMO