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 & Interests

Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:

  • 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

Dr. Jose Navia

Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
(888) 790-4342

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