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Department Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Aorta Graft
  • Aorta Surgery
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
  • Ascending Aortic Replacement
  • Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Beating Heart Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery Re-operation
  • Complex Aorta Surgery
  • Congenital Heart Surgery in Adults
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (cabg) Surgery
  • David Procedure
  • David Reimplantation Operation
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Thoracic
  • Heart Failure Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Surgery for Marfan Syndrome
  • Heart Surgery Reoperation
  • Heart Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • Infective Endocarditis Surgery
  • Keyhole Surgery
  • Left Ventricular Aneurysm Surgery
  • Lobectomy, VATS Lobectomy
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgeries
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Off Pump Bypass
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myectomy
  • Off Pump Coronary Bypass Operations
  • Off Pump Heart Surgery
  • Pericardial Window
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Pulmonic Valve Repair
  • Pulmonic Valve Replacement
  • Pulmonic Valve Surgery
  • Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Removal of Heart Tumors
  • Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections
  • Septal Myectomy
  • Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Surgical Treatment Of Adult Acquired Heart Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Thoracic And Cardiovascular Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Valve Endocarditis
  • Surgical Ventricular Restoration (SVR)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Aorta Surgery
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoraco-Abdominal-Aneurysms
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Sparing Surgery
  • Valve Surgery
  • Ventricular Aneurysm Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
View all 67 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Constrictive-Pericarditis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myxomas
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
View all 23 Specialties +


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About Nicolas Brozzi, MD

Nicholas A. Brozzi, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and researcher in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in the Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida. He also holds appointments as Associate Professor at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fla, and the Herbert Wertheim College of medicine at Florida International University, Miami, Fl.

His specialty interests include coronary artery bypass surgery; surgery of the aorta and aortic arch, including stent-grafts; minimally invasive heart valve surgery and mitral valve repair; surgery for atrial fibrillation, mechanical circulatory support for heart failure and heart transplantation. He is board certified in surgery and cardiovascular surgery in Argentina.

Dr. Brozzi is a graduate of the School of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He served residencies in cardiac and vascular surgery and general and thoracic surgery at the Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Following completion of his post-graduate training, Dr. Brozzi held several simultaneous appointments, including surgeon with the Coordination Center for Organ Procurement and Implantation in the Province of Buenos Aires;  vascular surgeon with the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Nephrology Center by the Sea, Mar del Plata; and a cardiovascular surgeon with the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Hospital Interzonal General de Agudos, and the 25 De Mayo, Belgrano and Pueyrredon health centers. He also was a clinical researcher and an assistant professor at the University of Buenos Aires, and Hospital Italiano during this time.

Dr. Brozzi came to Cleveland Clinic in 2008 as an International Fellow in adult cardiac surgery. In 2010 he was named Administrative Chief of Residents, Fellows and Clinical Associates in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. From 2011 until his appointment to the Cleveland Clinic Florida medical staff in 2012, he was a Clinical Associate working in the field of heart and lung transplantation.  

D. Brozzi has authored or co-authored more than two dozen articles in professional journals and textbook chapters related to cardiovascular surgery and heart and lung transplantation. He is a frequent invited speaker at medical conferences in the United States and Argentina, and has made more than 50 presentations. An avid researcher, Dr. Brozzi currently is conducting laboratory evaluation of a new type of heart valve, and a clinical study of a treatment for bleeding following cardiac surgery. Dr Brozzi additionally acts as peer reviewer for several journals in the field of cardiothoracic surgery.

He belongs to a number of professional organizations, including the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Society for Artificial Internal Organs, American College of Cardiology, and Argentine College for Cardiovascular Surgeons.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights



  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. Minimally invasive cardiac surgery, percutaneous valves, aortic surgery, aortic stent-grafts, mitral valve repair, surgical simulation and education

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/15/2022, Dr. Brozzi has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

48 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

I would not recommend this doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Great experience with Dr. Brozzi and team

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Excellent doctors. 2. The best anywhere.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

I will be undergoing septal myectomy tomorrow with Dr. Brozzi and Dr. Smedira, so far everyone involved in the pre-op process have been very professional. Dr. Brozzi and Dr. Smedira have been very detailed in explaining every step of the procedure and have answered all my questions with plenty of detail. Their staff and pre-op coordinators have been extremely helpful as well with scheduling and providing information every step of the way.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

We've been raving to our friends about the thoroughness and concern that Dr. Brozzi showed during our consultation.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Brozzi communicates clearly and with great compassion.

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