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Gian M. Novaro

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Gian M. Novaro, MD, FACC, FASE, Director, Echocardiography Department of Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd., Weston, Florida 33331, USA.


1991-1995:  The Chicago Medical School, N. Chicago, IL

Doctor of Medicine

1991-1992:  The Chicago Medical School, N. Chicago, IL

Master of Science in Applied Physiology

1987-1991:  Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Bachelor of Science in Biology

1981-1987:  Belen Jesuit Preparatory School, Miami, FL

High School education

Postdoctoral Training

2001-2002:  Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Advanced Cardiac Imaging fellowship

Program Director – Richard A. Grimm, DO

Section Chair – James D. Thomas, MD

1998-2001:  Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Cardiovascular Diseases fellowship

Program Director – Brian P. Griffin, MD

Department Chair – Eric J. Topol, MD

1995-1998:  Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Internal Medicine categorical residency

Program Director – Henry J. Schultz, MD

Department Chair – Robert L. Frye, MD

Medical Licensure

2002-:                  Florida                        #ME 85261 (active)

1998-2002:          Ohio                            (inactive)

1996-1999:          Minnesota                  (inactive)

Board Certification

2003:  National Board of Echocardiography, Comprehensive

2001:   American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

1998:  American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

1995:  National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate

Academic Appointments

2011-    Affiliate Associate Professor of Medicine

             Florida Atlantic University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

2010-    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

             Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida International University

Hospital Appointments

Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital, Weston, Florida, 2002-present

2003-:   Staff, Cardiology Department

2002-2003:   Associate Staff, Cardiology Department

Major Administrative Responsibilites

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, 2002-present 

2008-:    Associate Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program

2005-2011:  Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation

2004-:  Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

2004-:  Key Clinical Faculty, Cardiology Fellowship Program

2002-:  Director, Echocardiography Laboratory

2002-:  Education Coordinator, Cardiology, Resident and Medical Student

Major Committee Assignments

Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, 2002-present

2010-:  Professional Conduct Committee

2009-:  Heart and Vascular Institute Committee

2005-2008:  Vice Chair, Clinical Research Committee

2004-:  Interview Committee, Cardiology Training Program

2004-:  Residency Training Committee, Internal Medicine Residency

2004-:  Clinical Competency Committee, Internal Medicine Residency

2003-2008:  Performance Improvement Council, Cleveland Clinic Hospital

2003-:  Interview Committee, Internal Medicine Training Program

Major Teaching and Clinical Responsibilities

Attending rounds Cardiology service, 7 weeks/year

General Cardiology continuity clinic, 1 day/week

Comprehensive Echocardiography lab service, 3 days/week

Professional Affiliations

National societies

2009-:  International Association of Cardiologists

2005-:  Heart Valve Society of America

2004-:  Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine

2001-:  American Society of Echocardiography

1998-:  American College of Cardiology

Local societies

2004-:  South Florida Echocardiography Society

2003-:  Broward County Medical Association

2003-:  Florida Chapter of the American College of Cardiology

Scholarly societies

1994-:  Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Scientific Activities

Journal Reviewer

Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine


American Journal of Cardiology


Expert Review in Cardiovascular Therapy


Journal of Heart Valve Disease

Medical Science Monitor

Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine

European Journal of Echocardiography

Nature Clinical Practice CV Medicine

Circulation: CV Surgery Supplement

ACP Journal Club, PIER, EB Journals

Hospital Physician

Heart and Vessels

International Journal of Cardiology

Vascular Health and Risk Management

Gender Medicine

American Journal of Critical Care

Translational Research

Future Cardiology

Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine

Acute Cardiac Care

International Journal of Nephrology


Editorial Board Member

2011-:  TheScientificWorldJOURNAL

2009-:  World Journal of Cardiology


2008-:  Heart Advisor, Cleveland Clinic

Expert Advisory Board/Panel

2008-:   Roche Clinical Faculty

2005-2007:  Myocor Inc., Coapsys(R) device

Honors and Distinctions

2011:  Listed in “Top Doctors”, US News and World Report

2009:  Scholar of the Year Award, Cleveland Clinic Florida

2009:  Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum (mentor)

           Chicago, IL

2009: Vascular Ultrasound Council Abstract Award winner

           ASE Meeting, Washington, DC

2009:  Featured in Scientific Sessions Highlights of the ASE, Washington, DC 2009

2008-2010: Listed in “America’s Top Cardiologists”, Consumers’ Research Council of America

2008-2010: Listed in “Top Doctors”, Castle Connolly Medical

2006:  Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum (junior faculty)

Chicago, IL

2006:  Featured in Scientific Sessions Highlights of the ACC, Atlanta, GA 2006

2006-2010:   Listed in “America’s Top Physicians”, Consumers’ Research Council of America

2003:  Elected Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography

2003:  World Class Service Award, Cleveland Clinic Florida

2002:  AstraZeneca Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum (fellow)

San Francisco, CA

2002:  Elected Fellow, American College of Cardiology

2001:  The Robert C. Tarazi, MD Fellows Award in Cardiovascular Research,

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

2001:   ACC Pfizer Cardiology Fellows Forum, First Place Research Award

New Orleans, LA

2000:  AstraZeneca Cardiovascular Young Investigator Forum (fellow)

Quebec City, Quebec

1993:  Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

           Chicago Medical School, N. Chicago, IL

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