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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 - 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

See publications for Gian Novaro, 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 4/2/2021, 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

304 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

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

Dr. Navarro Took his time listening and asking a lot of questions. He made me feel much better about my situation and I'm very grateful. I will definitely recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Best experience, best doctor!

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Novaro is extremely professional and very knowledgable. I liked him a lot!

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Novarro to several of my friends.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

Dr Novaro is an outstanding cardiologist. very pleased.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Always been very happy with the provider

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Dr. Navarro was very good. he took his time to explain everything to me.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2021

Excellent experience with Doctor Gian Novaro Totally satisfied with the experience

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2021

Dr Novaro take enough time checking your tests and explaining trem to you.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Novaro was professional, attentive, and thorough. We had an involved discussion about my conditions. He listened to what I had to report and wanted to discuss then made good observations and offered excellent advise

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Dr. Navarro is great. Very kind, caring, compassionate. He listens to questions & explains answers very thoroughly.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

The staff, nurses, and doctor are such nice caring people.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr Navarro is very thorough, explains situation easily, and explains all my concerns

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Dr Novaro was very professional & informative

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2021

Doc was great

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr Novaro is an all around professional

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr Novato and his nurse were both excellent. they were prompt and attentive.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Novaro is a "first class" cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr Navaro was warm helpful and informative

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr Novaro for more than 10 years and his care has always been excellent. very knowledgeable, courteous and precise.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

DR. very caring and thorough explanation concerning my problems. Dr Navaro is tops on my list of Drs at the Cleve Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Navarro was very thorough, displayed a great depth of knowledge by his questions, and had great interpersonal skills. I felt completely comfortable with his skills.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

wonderful experience, Dr. Navarro saw both my husband and myself. He is very personal and professional. we both have the upmost confidence in him.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

Very happy with Dr. Novaro he was very respectful and kind and gave a lot of attention...had so much and knowledge of his field

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

I found the Doctor to be personable, professional. & highly qualified. It's my intention to see him on an ongoing basis for my cardiology needs.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Dr Navarro and your entire Cardiac care unit.Amazing Dr Asher, Dr Savage,Dr Bush.Truly a A team.The Best of the Best. CONGRATULATIONS

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

office was in time, wait was minimal both in the waiting room and in the exam room. dr took his time. was not rushed.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Was very pleased with Dr Novaro. He was very patient, thorough with his explanations and asked fir my input. Was most pleasant and made me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Outstanding, caring physician

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr Novaro is an excellent person.He really listens to the patient and shows a very humane approach. Cleveland Clinic is blessed with Dr. Gian Novaro

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

good doctor

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr Novaro is professional, truly cares for his patients, and thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

DR Novarro was thorough, answered my questions& concerns..He is imply the best

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr Novaro should be cloned: he's awesome!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Excellent care provider. Dr, Novaro cared about our problems and concerns. The best!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. Novaro took time to explain my condition better than I have ever been able to understand it before, and I was born with it. I felt very confident in his approach and recommendation. I feel fortunate to have found Dr. Novaro and I will continue care with him.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr Navaro and staff are wonderful!! Dr Navaro is so professional yet personable!!I feel so reassured after my visit!!

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Great experience!! Dr Navaro is an excellent Dr.along with his staff!!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr Novaro answer all my questions clearly and was very empathic to my concerns

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr Novaro is great. As a doctor and as a human being.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

the best cardiologist I've ever had, has everything a great doctor needs

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

All the doctors and assistants at the hospital are fantastic, I have never had a single problem

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

No waiting, the Dr was right on time, very professional. Felt safe no one in the waiting room, the appointment was at 7:00 pm

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Excellent staff and super Doctor. I'm very glad I scheduled this visit.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

first time with Dr Navarro, was very informative and explained my tests and situations very well!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Always happy tp see Dr. Novaro and happy with visit. I HAVE recommended him to others in the past

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

during pandemic I was able to call and reschedule with ease. this included the test followed by an immediate visit with the doctor to receive the results

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr listens and communicates very well.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

The Doctor spent time with me to discuss my issue. Stated to call him anytime with questions or conerns. Made an appointment for testing in a timely manner. Very courteous and patient.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

I have confidence that Dr. Novaro will guide me correctly in my heart health.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

I've already recommended Dr. Novaro to my son-in-law.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Extremely knowledgeable and informative doctor . Would highly recommend!

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