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Department Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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 Grafts
  • Atherosclerosis Surgery
  • Atrial Septal Defect Closure
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Bronchial Biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchus Surgery
  • Bypass Surgery
  • Chest Surgery
  • Complex Aorta Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (cabg) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Reoperation
  • Diaphragm Surgery
  • Diverticulectomy
  • Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Thoracic
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Epicardial Lead Placement
  • First Rib Resection
  • Heart Failure Surgery
  • Heart Surgery for Marfan Syndrome
  • Heart Surgery Reoperation
  • Heart Valve Surgery
  • High Risk Reoperation Surgery
  • Lobectomy, VATS Lobectomy
  • Lung Lesion Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mediastinal surgery
  • Mediastinum Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Bypass Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Surgeries
  • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeries
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Myomectomy
  • Nodulectomy
  • Off Pump Bypass Surgery
  • Off Pump Heart Surgery
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pericardial Window
  • Pericardiectomy
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericardium Surgery
  • Pleurectomy
  • Pneumonectomy
  • Pulmonary Embolism Surgery
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Pulmonic Valve Repair
  • Pulmonic Valve Replacement
  • Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Removal of Atrial Myxoma
  • Removal of Cardiac Tumors
  • Reoperation Valve Surgery
  • Repair Of Aortic Aneurysms And Dissections
  • Stent Grafting
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery for Infective Endocarditis
  • Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Surgical Ablation Of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoraco-Abdominal-Aneurysms
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thymus Gland Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Replacement
  • Valve Sparing Method
  • Valve Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
  • Wedge Resection
View all 82 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Chest CT
  • Abnormal Chest X-Ray/CT
  • Abnormal Rhythm Ablation
  • Achalasia
  • Achalasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Acquired Valve Disease
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Aneurysms
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Aortic Occlusion (blockage)
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Axillary Artery Aneurysm
  • Blood Clots
  • Cancer
  • Coarctation Of The Aorta
  • Collapsed Lung
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Constrictive-Pericarditis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diaphragm Hernia
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Endocarditis
  • Epiphrenic Diverticulum
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myxomas
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thymoma
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
View all 68 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Emory University Hospitals and School of Medicine
Thoracic Surgery
Atlanta, GA USA
1999

Fellowship - Emory University Medical Center (Georgia)
Surgery, Thoracic
Atlanta, GA USA
1999

Residency - Emory University Medical Center (Georgia)
Surgery, Thoracic
Atlanta, GA USA
1998

Residency - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
general surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1996

Internship - University of Michigan
Surgery, General
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1996

Internship - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
general surgery
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1990

Medical Education - University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1989

Medical Education - University of Michigan
Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1989

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
1985

Certifications

  • Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Cardiac surgery including coronary artery bypass surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery. Surgery for atrial fibrillation ablation Aortic aneurysm surgery including TEVAR and EVAR. Minimally invasive thoracic surgery including lung cancer surgery.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Philip Bongiorno, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/1/2021, Dr. Bongiorno 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

62 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

10 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr Bush is tops. He is a fabulous doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

excellent Dr. great explanation in Lauman terms. took time to explain and options. besides that very nice person. treated me with respect

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

*Doctors McWilliams, *Bongiorno and *Newman and their staff were fantastic.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

I'm very happy with Dr. Bongiorno.He's an excellent surgeon and is very thorough at explaining my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Dr. Bongiorno was thorough, pleasant and helpful Thank you.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

dr biongorno explained all of my options and took the time to be sure we understood. I look forward to meeting him and be treated by him.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

The Cleveland Clinic is a World Class care provider. Me and my wifehave never had a bad experience

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

*Dr. Bongiorno is the best doctor I've ever encountered.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Excellent experience, I love Dr B, fantastic bed manners, thorough, took his time with me & explained to me the tests that were done, how I stand, extending proud of me being my 6 month anniversary after the last surgery, highly recommended I don't have to go back for more testing until December, he was extremely confident in me, he's my brother.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Dr Bongiorno is a total gentleman. He's very caring and always answers all my questions.

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