Dr. Mariano Brizzio

Columbia University, United States of America

Mariano E. Brizzio, MD 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 residencies in general surgery at the Hospital Churruca-Visca and in cardiovascular surgery at the Instituto Sacre Coeur in 1993 and 1995 respectively, followed by a research fellowship in cardiovascular surgery and the subsequent completion of 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. This was followed three years later whenhe 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.

Experience

Education

  • 1978 – 1983

    La Salle, Buenos aires

  • 1983 - 1990

    School of medicine, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos aires

    School of medicine

  • 1995 – 1997

    School of Medicine, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos aires

    Cardiac and vascular surgery

Edited Books

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes

    This book has been written with the intention of providing an up-to-the minute review of acute coronary syndromes. Atherosclerotic coronary disease is still a leading cause of death within developed countries and not surprisingly, is significantly rising in others. Over the past decade the treatment of these syndromes has changed dramatically. The introduction of novel therapies has impacted the outcomes and surviving rates in such a way that the medical community need to be up to date almost on a "daily bases". It is hoped that this book will provide a timely update on acute coronary syndromes and prove to be an invaluable resource for practitioners seeking new and innovative ways to deliver the best possible care to their patients.

Publications