Nicolas Brozzi, MD


Nicolas Brozzi, MD

Appointed: 2012

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Nicolas Brozzi, MD
Department: Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Florida
Associate Staff
Location: Florida, Weston
Mail Code WESTON
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL 33331
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Nicholas A. Brozzi, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and researcher in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in the Heart & Vascular 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 & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Hospital Italiano
Cardiovascular Surgery
Bueno Aires Argentina
Residency - Hospital Italiano
General & Thoracic Surgery
Bueno Aires Argentina
Medical School - University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine
Buenos Aires Argentina


  • The Republic of Argentina- Thoracic & Cardiovascular 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

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/31/2015, 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 the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish