Dr. Jose Navia, has recently been appointed Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Center Director of
Cleveland Clinic Weston's
Heart and Vascular Center. Board certified in cardiovascular and general surgery, Dr. Navia is a national leader in successfully and safely utilizing various techniques in minimally invasive off-pump bypass surgery, as well as transcatheter aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve procedures. He is also involved in advances in cardiac resynchronization therapy and mechanical circulatory device therapy from
Cleveland Clinic in Ohio where he was a cardiothoracic surgeon and Vice Chairman for Innovations at the
Heart and Vascular Institute and the
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He was also Professor of Surgery at the
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of
Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
"Dr. Navia is an internationally known cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon and has proven to be an outstanding surgeon and leader, receiving accolades from his peers and patients alike," said
Rodolfo J. Blandon, MD, MBA, President of Cleveland Clinic Weston.