Cardiac Surgeon Mariano Brizzio, MD, Joins Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital

Friday, July 31st, 2020

Dr Mariano Brizzio

June 10, 2020 (VERO BEACH): Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital welcomes board-certified cardiac surgeon Mariano Brizzio, MD. Dr. Brizzio earned his doctorate of medicine from Universidad de Buenos Aires and his doctorate of philosophy from Universidad del Salvador in Argentina. He completed residencies in general surgery and cardiac and vascular surgery at Complejo Medico Churruca-Visca and Instituto Sacre-Coeur, respectively. He completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Brizzio is now accepting new patients at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital’s Health & Wellness Center located at 3450 11th Court in Vero Beach. To schedule an appointment, call 772.563.4580. 

Prior to joining Indian River Hospital, Dr. Brizzio has served as an attending cardiac surgeon at The Valley-Columbia Heart Center in New Jersey and Clinical Assistant professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine in New York.  He is an Associate Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, among other organizations.

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About Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital

Founded by Garnett Radin, R.N., in 1932, Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital is a 332-bed, not for profit hospital offering comprehensive medical services to the Treasure Coast community. The Welsh Heart Center, Scully-Welsh Cancer Center and Scully Endoscopy Center offer full-service programs and a multidisciplinary approach. Healthcare professionals represent specialties including orthopaedic services, minimally invasive vascular surgery, neurosurgery, stroke services, robotic surgery, a state-of-the-art wound healing center, bariatric surgery and the only maternity wing in the community. The hospital features all private rooms and is the largest private-sector employer in Indian River County.