About Dr. Jose Navia,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Jose Navia and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from National University of La Plata in 1984. To date, I have performed approximately 4,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 2,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Read more...

3 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Navia

"Dr Navia was cheerful, attentive, respectful, and endowed with a massive amount of competence."

-- Clifford Chapin, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 12/08/2014

"Dr. Navia was the most kind, understanding, caring, professional and skilled surgeon that I have ever met. If it were not for him, we would have lost my mother. I would highly recommend him. "

-- Laura Thalman, Mitral Valve, Tricuspid Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 11/26/2012

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Minimally invasive and video-assisted cardiac surgery aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valve repair and replacement
  • Surgical treatment of multivalve endocarditis, aortic valve homograft surgery, and Commando Procedure
  • Surgery for multiple valve cardiac complex reoperations

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Transcatheter mitral and tricuspid valve repair and replacement
  • Novel annuloplasty rings for functional mitral regurgitation treatment
  • Aortic and mitral homografts for treatment of complex multivalve endocarditis

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Jose Navia, heart surgeon, graduated from National University of La Plata in 1984.

After medical school, Dr. Navia completed a General Surgery Residency at Hospital General de Agudos, Italian Hospital in Buenos Aires in 1989. Dr. Navia then completed a Thoracic Surgery Residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 1996.

Dr. Navia is board-certified in Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery and has received many acknowledgements during his career including:

* 2015 - Sones - Favaloro Innovations Award
* 2004-2013 - Cleveland Clinic Innovation Award
* 1994-1996 - Favaloro International Fellow Award
* 1996 - Dr. Charles H. Bryan Clinical Excellence Award from Cleveland Clinic

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Navia

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Navia, you can:

  • Call (888) 790-4342 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Navia is located at 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



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