Dr. Caillouette is the Joan and Andy Fimiano Endowed Chair in Orthopedic
Surgery for Hoag Memorial Hospital. He is a Board Certified Orthopedic
Surgeon who specializes in Adult Reconstructive Surgery who performs approximately
600 joint replacements annually. He is Immediate Past Chairman of Newport
Orthopedic Institute; a 30-physician group based in Newport Beach, California
and was elected to serve as the founding Surgeon in Chief/Chief of Staff for
Hoag Orthopedic Institute, a joint venture orthopedic specialty hospital he co-founded in 2010.
He has served on the Board of Managers of the Institute since its inception.
Dr. Caillouette is the founding President of The Hoag Clinic. He has served
as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Hip
and Knee Surgeons, the Western Orthopedic Association and is past President
of the California Orthopedic Association, the largest state surgical specialty
society in the United States.
Dr. Caillouette has been involved in the research, design, development
and commercialization of numerous orthopedic devices and instruments dating
to 1989, including a novel ultrasonic cement removal system, two separate
hip prostheses-the G2 for Johnson and Johnson Orthopedics, as well as
the Corail implant and instrumentation when the system was introduced
into the United States. Dr. Caillouette worked as a design surgeon for
the Ci System software and instrumentation for Computer Assisted Knee
Surgery, as well as the instrumentation and design for a next generation
total knee system, the Attune, that was commercialized and marketed globally
by DePuy/Johnson&Johnson in 2013. He continues to work on new product
line extensions for the Attune. In addition, he is active in the design
of novel single use instruments for arthroplasty and holds sixteen US
and international patents as co-inventor for biomedical products and methods.
Dr. Caillouette serves as an instructor of orthopedic surgeons in the
US and internationally and continues to teach surgical techniques in both
hip and knee replacement weekly to Orthopedic Arthroplasty Fellows at
Hoag Orthopedic Institute.
Dr. Caillouette has been involved in multiple entrepreneurial endeavors.
He founded and raised the venture capital for Advanced Osseous Technologies
in 1989 to develop an ultrasonic PMMA removal system and tools for revision
total joint arthroplasty. After helping to guide research & development,
FDA approval, development of a manufacturing site and sales ramp up, he
subsequently sold the biotech company to Biomet in 1992. He remained a
consultant to the company until 1995. He has been a designer surgeon and
consultant to DePuy/J&J since 1996. He is currently involved in several
biomedical ventures in medical device development, pharmaceuticals and
health information technology.
In addition to health care, Dr. Caillouette has a passion for education.
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate with a major in economics from Trinity College
in Hartford, Connecticut, he has served as a Trustee at the primary, high
school and college levels. He was a founder of
Sage Hill School, Orange County’s first independent non-denominational high school,
and served as founding Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the first
ten years of the institution. He was honored by the board of Sage Hill
in 2020 with the Douglas Neff Award. He has been recognized by the California
Orthopedic Association with The Founder’s Award for innovation in
healthcare delivery and was awarded the Alumni Achievement Award by Trinity
College in 2014. In 2015, he was honored as the Joan and Andy Fimiano
Endowed Chair in Orthopedic Surgery at Hoag Hospital-Hoag’s first
endowed chair in Orthopedic Surgery. He was named the founding President
of The Hoag Clinic in 2019.
His current area of focus is health care economics. Dr. Caillouette first
published an article entitled
The Economics of Total Hip Arthroplasty in 1995 and has been actively involved in the study of Value Based Care
delivery ever since. He was elected by the Hoag Hospital Board of Trustees
in 2013 to serve as a founding board member of St. Joseph Hoag Health
- an affiliation of 7 not-for-profit hospitals in Orange County and the
High Desert with annual revenues of approximately $3 billion dollars.
He has been involved in health care policy nationally, with particular
focus on bundled and global payment initiatives as well as payment system
redesign. Dr. Caillouette has co-written a monograph for the American
Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons on the changing care delivery and payment
models in the US in an effort to educate surgeons on the impact of macroeconomics
on patient care in the US marketplace. In late 2014, Harvard Business
School published a case study of Hoag Orthopedic Institute for its model
of value driven care.
The Journal of Arthroplasty published Dr. Caillouette’s overview
of bundled payment for hip and knee arthroplasty in 2015.
He was a founding faculty member along with Professors Kevin Bozic, James
Weinstein, Michael Porter and others of the annual “Volume to Value”
national seminar for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons from
2011 through 2014. He was a founding member of the Executive Committee
of the California Joint Replacement Registry, served as an advisor to
the Osteoarthritis collaborative of the International Consortium of Health
Outcome Measures founded by Harvard Business School and The Karolinska
Institute and was recently added to the founding board of directors of
the National Orthopedic and Spine Alliance along with the leaders of The
Cleveland Clinic, The Rothman Institute, OrthoCarolina and CORE.
This combination of ongoing surgical and clinical exposure and responsibility
in healthcare, a successful entrepreneurial history as well as formal
training in economics, creates a uniquely informed perspective on healthcare
innovation and care delivery.
Dr. Caillouette's Physician Assistant is Cara A. Walker, PA-C
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For more information please go to www.DrCaillouette.com.