Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Calcium Score
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Clinical Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiac Mri
  • Dobutamine Stress Echo Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis & Insufficiency
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Stress Testing
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Arterial Problems
  • Ascending Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
  • Cardiac Dyspnea
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Diseases of the Aorta
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • Homocysteine Levels
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH)
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vegetation on the Aortic Valve
View all 45 Specialties +


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About Gian Novaro, MD

Gian M. Novaro, MD, is Director of Echocardiography and a staff cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiology at Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL.

Dr. Novaro received his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School in 1995. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and served his fellowships in Cardiovascular Diseases and Advanced Cardiac Imaging at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Novaro is actively involved in education and research, and has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Circulation, New England Journal of Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine, and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. He has been an editorial referee for over 20 medical journals, has authored or co-authored over 150 abstracts, articles, and book chapters in the field of cardiology, and his research has been cited within the practice guidelines of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association. He has contributed book chapters including "Harrison's Textbook On-Line", and "The Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Board Review". He specializes and speaks nationally in his areas of clinical interest, which include aortic valvular disease, diseases of the aorta, and echocardiography.

Dr. Novaro is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography. He is board-certified by the ABIM in Cardiovascular Diseases, and by the National Board of Echocardiography.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Mayo Clinic
Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN USA

Internship - Mayo Clinic
Internal Medicine
Rochester, MN USA

Medical Education - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Tulane University
New Orleans, LA USA


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

aortic disease, cardiovascular imaging, clinical cardiology, diseases of the aorta, echocardiography, hypertropic cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease

Awards & Honors

  • Cleveland Clinic Tarazi Robert C. Award for Cardiovascular Research (2001)
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 4/2/2019, Dr. Novaro 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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* 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

259 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

Dr Novaro is pleasant, attentive and easy to talk to. He is calm, thoughtful and not rushed. I trust his evaluation and advice.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2019

Dr Navarro was very thorough, knowledgeable, and I felt secure when I left the clinic

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

I have been seing Dr. Novaro for 4 years

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

My visit was very good. My questions and worry was addressed in a very calm professional manner. Dr Navaro knew how to interpret my CCT results and advised me how to take care of heart heath.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

Michelle was very good at listening and understanding my situation. Dr. Novaro is outstanding.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Dr. Novarro answered every question I had, and made me feel quite comfortable asking them. He is kind, caring, informative ... and has a nice sense of humor. So happy with the care I receive from him and his staff.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Amazing Doctor. profesional and knowledgeable. took his time to review my status. appreciated that

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

Dr Novaro is the best! Support staff LPN was excellent

Reviewed on May 29, 2019

nobody better than Dr Novaro

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

From the front desk to the doctor...All very professional. very satisfied of my visit.

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

Dr. Gian Novaro is an excellent physician. I appreciate his expertise, patience and professionalism -- all done in a very warm and caring manner.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr. Novarro does a great job advising me of my health concerns and always leaves me optimistic that if I follow good practices I will remain healthy.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

Dr. Novaro is not only a great physician but a very caring individual.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019

could not be more pleased with the total operation within Cleveland Clinic as a whole. I'm especially pleased with Dr. Gian Navarro and his staff as they are professional and friendly which puts you immediately at ease. l always leave his office feeling good.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019

I've had nothing but positive experiences with Dr.Navarro.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

The physician did a lot of talking without really listening to me. I told him some things in the beginning of my visit that he didn't remember as we were continuing to talk. This told me he wasn't listening. I felt he didn't understand my concerns and made light of them. He was not thorough for a professional at this level. This Dr. did not examine me at all. I've never visited a cardiologist who didn't at least listen to my heart with a stethoscope. I brought copies and CD's of all my tests and he didn't want to look at them. I was disappointed especially being from Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2019

Dr Novaro is an outstanding Cardiologist who shows genuine concern for his patients. He spend the right amount of time and carefully and willingly answers any of my questions which are usually quite technical regarding cardiac health, function and anatmony.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019

Dr Navarro is an excellent communicator, who listened to me during my appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019

The check-in Staff was great. My referral was not received from my doctor's office when I arrived. Everything went well, and I was given the Fax number to give to my doctor's office, so they could resend the documents.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2019

I needed an urgent appointment and I was accommodated. Dr. Novaro was very thorough in evaluating me was able to give me a diagnoses during my visit.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Dr. Novaro and his entire staff are skilled, personable and make me feel comfortable and safe in their hands.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Always a great experience when I see Dr. Novaro and his staff. I will miss his nurse Valerie after having her help take care of me for fifteen years.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

To me Dr. Novaro is a SUPERHERO and his staff are the ROCK STARS of the Health Care industry.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2019

I always feel very positive about my future after seeing Dr Navaro.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

Dr Novaro showed a mastery of his profession and makes you feel very comfortable with his explanations. A great doctor !

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Novaro is amazing. Truly cares, spent time with me, listened to my concerns. Just excellent!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2018

Very happy with Dr Navaro. He's not an alarmist and demonstrates a very caring attitude.

Reviewed on Dec 26, 2018

Dr. Novarro is an excellent provider. He takes time to explain and answer all my questions in a unhurried manner. I see him every year for the past 4 years. I have so much confidence on him.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2018

world class service. Dr. Novaro was as personable a Doctor as I have ever seen. In addition to being very professional and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2018

excellent.. I have absolute confidence in Dr. Novaro

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2018

Very patient and care Doctor

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2018

Doctor was excellent. Listened to me and my concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2018

I would hope one day you will open a satellite clinic on the west coast of Florida. Weston is a bit of a hull but having Dr. Novaro as my cardiologist is worth it. He is an exceptional doctor who is intelligent, compassionate and a wonderful human being. He is a great asset to your medical staff.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018

Dr Novarro took the time to review my records from quite a few years ago. He was very patient and answered all my questions, and I had quite a lot. He was and always has been very upbeat and friendly during each of my visits. I left from this visit "really " feeling happy and more knowledgeable about my health status.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

I wanted to see Dr. Asher, my usual Cardiologist but he did not have any appointments for several months. I liked Dr. Novaro very much, so in the end it worked out ok.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2018

Dr Novaro apologized when he came to the exam room regarding being very backed up that day, which I understood and appreciated. I did want to provide context for my responses above since typically my wait times are quite short.

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