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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations 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 - Chicago Medical School
North Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Tulane University
New Orleans,

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

See publications for Gian Novaro, MD.

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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 3/29/2022, 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.

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

283 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
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Dr Novaro is an Absolute Professional.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Novaro is very compassionate. He is a great listener. He makes me feel very comfortable when I see him. Very pleased with the care which he has provided.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

Dr. Navaro is the best. He always makes me feel better after I see him.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

The Dr was great. He really addressed my concern and recommended the proper specialist to see.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

Dr. Novarro and his team are super professional and nice.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2023

Dr Novaro exceeded my expectations and I feel very fortunate to have him as my cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

I highly recommend Dr. Navarro as an extremely knowledgeable cardiologist. He takes his time to communicate with the patient and explains everything clearly. He is very nice, kind and helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Dr. Navarro is an excellent cardiologist, very knowledgeable and patient. I felt very comfortable communicating my concerns regarding my health. He explained everything clearly and assured me that I was doing well. He took his time to speak to me. I highly recommend doctor Navarro.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Dr Novaro is one of the best cardiologists I have met...and I've met several. He is the doctor everyone who needs a cardiologist should request

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

Getting appointments to diagnose my problem took a long time even when the physician wanted the tests in the near future.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Novaro is excellent and has wonderful bedside manners.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Novaro is kind and thoughtful in his explanations.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

I am a retired medical doctor. I would rate Dr. Novaro with highest , medical expertise and knowledge, his care and bedside manners. I cannot thank him enough

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

First time with Dr Novaro & I really appreciated his care, explanations & listening to my concerns

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr. Navarro is an excellent listener and took the time to discuss my health in detail.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr.Navarro is the most knowledgeable cardiologist and is thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

Dr. Novaro and his staff was very professional and very kind with me. All my concerns and question were perfectly addressed.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2022

Always a great experience with Dr Novaro.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2022

GIan Novaro is a smart and very likeable doctor who is caring and respectful of my situation and intelligence.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Dr Novaro is an exceptionally knowledgeable, kind and professional cardiac doctor and I am so very thankful to be under his care.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr. Novaro is a prince.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

The doctor listened attentively my concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Dr. Novaro was very attentive, listened closely to all I had to say and actually took my info provided and concerns into account when making his recommendations for lowering my cholesterol. Happy to hear heart is in good shape. Doctor was aware of all my previous test results which made me feel confident in his abilities and my care. I was very impressed.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Thank you to Dr Gian Navaro

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

I was very comfortable talking to the Dr regarding what I was experiencing and was treated with respect

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dr. Novaro is an exceptional professional, he thoroughly reviews my medical records and gives me a very clear explanation of my condition. I strongly recommend him.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Exceptional doctor!!

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Very helpful glad I have him for a doctor thanks

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Great doctor

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I have already recommend Dr Navaro to several people.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Excellent Doctor great patient manner

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr Navarro is the BEST

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Dr.Novaro and his staff run an exemplary practice. This is my first visit with him and I'm confident to have made an excellent choice. Thank you for making my first Cardiology consult a pleasure. Dr. Novaro is a caring compassionate human being. Confident, empathetic, skilled and respectful.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2022

My doctor is the best. Been going to him for over 10 years. Couldn't be happier.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2022

I am very happy to have found Dr. Novaro. He is very knowledgeable and pleasant, He listened to all my concerns and demonstrated great interest in addressing them. He explained my options and follow-up. I am very impressed with the care I received. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

This is a great doctor. He listens and answers all my questions and all my worries.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

I had a wonderful experience I was taking on time but the doctor very nice fellow very kind very knowledgeable and best of all gave me good results

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

I had a very good experience from making my appointment to the visit with the Dr. Everyone I spoke to was pleasant and knowledgeable. I will be back next year.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

The Dr. Was straigh forward, knowledgeable and very kind.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

The Dr Explain my medical records and everything was good it could take 5til7 years before I might get a kidney.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

It was a very good visit, he explains everything, he is very thoughtful, a pleasure to have him as my doctor

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Was seen promptly at appointment time. Easy check-in, good parking. Most important, the doctor was good

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr is very nice

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Appointments for the doctor are very far out. Checking process is amazing.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Excellent Doctor and nurse

Reviewed on May 26, 2022

He's a wonderful doctor, always professional

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Excellent and caring doctor who takes all the necessary steps to make sure every detail is covered during my visit.

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Indeed, I recommended Dr. Novaro to a close friend and he has become a satisfied patient also.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

Dr. Gian M Novaro has always been truthful and forthcoming with his professional opinion for my condition and treatment recommendations without being an alarmist. Excellent "bedside manner" that earned my trust over the past decade I've seen him including his guidance on whether or not to have my valve replacement at CC Weston or Ohio.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

I feel so blessed having Dr Novarro as my physician!!

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr. Navoro is very easy to talk to about my medical concerns. I am very happy to have him as my cardiologist

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Navaro was very thorough and answered all of my questions. Highly reccomend

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Very good experience. Did not have to wait long to see the doctor. I felt comfortable.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

I look forward to my next visit. I would NOT say this about going to the doctor or any medical facility before.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

This doctor made me feel like I was definitely at the right place. He was so kind and took a really long time getting to know me. He addressed all my concerns. I really liked him!!

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

My doctors are excellent !!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr. Navaro has always been great!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2022

I have already refered Dr Novaro to servers people.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

It was a pleasure..the staff and dr novaro were excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

Experience at Dr. Novaro himself and the staff was great.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Great doctor, listened to all my problems,thanks

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

A great doctor. Professional respectful kind humorous lnowledgable

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

A great doctor

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Dr Novarro is great. Very personal, professional and truly cares.

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