“My patients know they can count on me as their advocate and to be accessible when they need me. Central to my Aventura practice is an unwavering commitment to personalized, compassionate, and quality care, supporting not only my patients but also their families in making educated medical decisions tailored to their lifestyle and personal story.”
Leonard J. Pianko, MD, founder and medical director of the Aventura Cardiovascular Center, is board-certified in cardiology and internal medicine, with special expertise in cardiovascular disease, preventive cardiology, and non-invasive treatment options, including echocardiogram and nuclear stress testing.
A native of New York, Leonard Pianko, M.D., F.A.C.C., earned an undergraduate degree from Yeshiva University in New York before earning his medical degree at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. He completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in cardiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
As a private practitioner in South Florida for more than 30 years, Dr. Pianko strives to combine his expertise as a seasoned cardiologist with the personalized approach of a primary physician to provide the best practices of modern medicine with the caring approach of a concierge practitioner. Central to his practice is an unwavering commitment to compassionate and quality care, supporting patients and their families throughout their medical decision-making process.
In partnership with his staff, Dr. Pianko strives to put patients first, acting as an advocate, treating them with respect and consideration, accommodating last-minute appointments when feasible and referring to specialists when needed.
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The best team ever and Dr. Pianko #1. Never felt safer and so cared for. Thank you guys. -
The best physician I have ever encountered in my long career representing medical professionals! Dr. Pianko is like family: Caring, thorough, takes time with everyone. Great staff. He loves his patients, and they love him.
Outstanding physician!! Dr. Pianko's bedside manner is unmatched for caring/professional demeanor!! His office is fully staffed with majority of services within. I have recommended numerous patients and they are still with him!
I was just speaking with one of my clients this morning and she was telling me how happy she was with the care her father received when he was in Dr. Pianko's care. She said she always knew how competent he was; but the thing that stood out was how well Dr. Pianko treated her father and how her father felt after meeting with Dr. Pianko. This is important for any daughter (and especially one helping from out of town).
Dr. Pianko is the best doctor I have ever had. He is attentive, caring and medically skilled. I trust his opinion. He is away for the weekend but that does not stop him from returning a phone call or getting back to you. I have been an RN for over 30 years and I am very selective. If you want a wonderful physician who genuinely cares about your well being, Dr. Pianko is it. You can’t do any better.