Valley Heart & Vascular Institute - Cardiac Surgery
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Meet Our Surgeons

Mariano E. Brizzio, M.D.

Mariano E. Brizzio, M.D.

Certified in cardiovascular surgery by the Colegio Argentino de Cirujanos

University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine

Instituto Sacre Coeur

Cleveland Clinic

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mariano E. Brizzio, MD, received his medical degree from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Medicina in 1989. He completed extensive training in general and cardiovascular surgery in various medical institutions in Buenos Aires, including residencies in general surgery at the Hospital Churruca-Visca and in cardiovascular surgery at the Instituto Sacre Coeur in 1993 and 1995 respectively, followed by a research fellowship in cardiovascular surgery and the subsequent completion of his PhD degree in 1997. In 2003 he moved to the United States where he completed his fellowship in advance cardiothoracic surgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic. This was followed three years later when he joined Columbia University and The Valley Hospital to continue his clinical and research career in cardiovascular surgery. Dr. Brizzio has participated in clinical research in the developing of an artificial heart, minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery, coronary artery disease and blood conservation.
You can see his complete list of publications of his research in PubMed central by clicking the following link:
Special interest: Off pump CABG, aortic surgery, congenital heart disease and surgical treatment of heart failure.
He has a special interest in Humanitarian Medical assistance by performing yearly medical missions to third world countries to perform lifesaving open heart procedures to children and adults indigent patients.

Dr. Brizzio speaks English, Spanish, and Italian. He can be reached by calling the Valley Medical Group at 201-447-8377.
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