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“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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Outstanding Patient Satisfaction

Aventura Cardiovascular Center is proud to provide the highest quality, most professional, patient-centered internal medicine and cardiology care with respect, compassion and outstanding customer service.

The expertise of a seasoned cardiologist with the

personalized approach of a primary physician



Our goal is to protect your heart and enhance your health.


Your diagnosis starts with a conversation.


Getting to the heart of your medical problem is our specialty.


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