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Dr. Mariano Brizzio

Staff Surgeon, Faculty Member
Valley Heart and Vascular Institute
223 N van dien, Ridgewood, NJ

Brief Biography:

Mariano E. Brizzio, M.D. PhD is a Faculty member at Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons.

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Brizzio received his medical degree from the University Of Buenos Aires School Of Medicine in 1989. He completed extensive training in general and cardiovascular surgery in various medical institutions in Buenos Aires, including a residency in general surgery at the Hospital Churruca-Visca in 1993, a residency in cardiovascular surgery at the Instituto Sacre Coeur in 1995, and a research fellowship in cardiovascular surgery obtaining his PhD degree in 1996. In 2003 he moved to the United States where he completed his fellowship in advance cardiothoracic surgery at the renowned Cleveland Clinic. In 2006 he joined Columbia University in New York to continue his clinical and research career in cardiovascular surgery.

Dr. Brizzio has participated in clinical research in the developing of an artificial heart, minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery, coronary artery disease and blood conservation techniques.


Academic positions:

Faculty member Columbia University College of Phisycians  & Surgeons, New York, New York, USA


Research interests:

Heart and lung trasplantation

Minimally invasive Surgery

Blood conservation

Antiplatelet therapy and cardiac surgery

Adult congenital heart disease


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