Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care physicians treat cardiac and vascular diseases. Our interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeon use minimally invasive and other surgical procedures to treat and diagnose heart conditions while our vascular surgeon treats common, complex and rare vascular diseases. Our physicians treat patients in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Learn more.

Dr. Bethea

Brian Bethea, MD is board-certified in surgery and thoracic surgery. He is the Regional Medical Director of Cardiovascular Surgery for Tenet Florida. Dr. Bethea specializes in minimally invasive heart valve replacement and repair, catheterbased heart therapies including: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), aortic, mitral, and tricuspid surgeries and a minimally invasive approach to left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) for advanced heart failure.
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Dr. Maini

Brijeshwar Maini, MD, FACC is an interventional cardiologist board-certified in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular diseases. He is Regional Medical Director of Transcatheter Therapy for Tenet Florida. Dr. Maini specializes in transcatheter therapies including percutaneous aortic valve replacement (TAVR), percutaneous mitral valve repair (TMVR) and percutaneous left atrial appendage closure with Watchman Device as well as advanced structural heart imaging and aortic diseases.
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Dr. Patel

Nishant Patel, MD is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and he completed his residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital focusing on both general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Patel specializes in aortic surgery, valve surgery, coronary artery bypass surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and minimally invasive surgery.
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Dr. Perloff

David Perloff, MD is a cardiologist certified by the American Board of Cardiology. He has been committed to serving the South Florida community for over 20 years. Dr. Perloff is on the Board of Directors for the Quality of Patient Care Committee at the Florida Chapter American College of Cardiology and the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) General and Vascular Program. He specializes in heart failure, atrial fibrillation, lipid management and preventive cardiology.
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Dr. Ricotta

Joseph Ricotta, MD, MS, FACS is a board-certified vascular and endovascular surgeon. He is Regional Medical Director for Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy for Tenet Florida and Professor of Surgery at Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Ricotta specializes in minimally invasive endovascular therapy, endovascular robotic surgery, aortic and peripheral aneurysms, stroke treatment, venous disease, carotid/cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease and venous diseases.
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Dr. Sanon

Saurabh Sanon, MD, FACC is a structural heart disease specialist and interventional cardiologist. He is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, internal medicine and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Sanon specializes in transcatheter mitral valve repair, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), transcatheter mitral valve implantation, transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation, mechanical circulatroy support, Complex Coronary Interventions (PCI) and valvular heart disease.
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Dr. Sasson

Jordan Sasson, MD is a vascular surgeon who completed his fellowship focusing on vascular surgery at the Jackson Health System, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine prior to joining Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care. He also completed a residency in general surgery. Dr. Sasson specializes in endovascular surgery, aortic aneurysms, peripheral aneurysms, carotid disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease and venous disease.
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Dr. Vicuna

Ricardo Vicuna is an interventional cardiologist board-certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Dr. Vicuna is a clinical assistant professor in the department of internal medicine, division of cardiology at Nova Southeastern University's College of Osteopathic Medicine. He specializes in general cardiology, nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology
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