Brian J. Solomon, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery​

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Valvular heart disease, mitral valve repair, coronary disease, aortic disease and structural heart therapies including TAVR

About Dr. Solomon

Dr. Solomon graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biochemistry and biomolecular engineering from Rice University in Houston, Texas. He then completed his medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Solomon then completed his internship and residency in general surgery at New York University Medical Center in New York, New York, followed by fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiac valve surgery both also at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Solomon is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery as well as the American board of Thoracic Surgery. His medical interests include valvular heart disease, mitral valve repair, coronary disease, aortic disease and structural heart therapies including TAVR. He has published nearly a dozen journal articles and chapters, with nearly an additional dozen abstracts and presentations to his credit. Dr. Solomon has lectured on topics ranging from valve disease and replacement to ECMO and minimally invasive and robotic cardiothoracic surgery. He moved to Naples to begin working with the Rooney Heart Institute at NCH in 2017.

Outside of his work in cardiothoracic surgery at NCH, Dr. Solomon enjoys participating in volunteer work as well as salt-water fishing, sailing, downhill skiing and photography. He is a driven and compassionate surgeon who brings tremendous value to NCH and the patients he serves.


Rooney Heart Institute at NCH
399 9th Street North
Suite 300
Naples, FL 34102



• University of Connecticut School of Medicine
• Rice University


• New York University Medical Center


• Thoracic Surgery
• Surgery


1. Yaffee D, Solomon B, Zervos MD, Grossi EA, Bizekis C. Initial Outcomes of Symmetrically Flared Covered Nitinol Stents for Esophageal Pathologies. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2015 Feb 26.

2. Towe C, Solomon B, Donington JS, Pass HI. Treatment of Recalcitrant Subcutaneous Emphysema Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Dressings. BMJ Case Rep, 2014 Nov 9;2014

3. Solomon B, Kim B, Rockman C, Veith FJ, Jacobowitz G. Aortic Endograft Infection with Aortoduodenal Fistula Associated with Adjacent Vertebral Body Mycobacterial Osteomyelitis (Pott’s disease), Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 Feb;26(2):276.e1-4

4. Grossi EA, Loulmet DF, Schwartz CF, Solomon B, Dellis SL, Culliford AT, Zias E, Galloway AC. Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery with Antegrade Perfusion Strategy is Not Associated with Increased Neurologic Complications. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Oct;92(4):1346-9

5. Solomon B, Bizekis C, Dellis SL, Donington JS, Oliker A, Balsam LB, Zervos M, Galloway AC, Pass H, Grossi EA. Simulating Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy: A Virtual Reality Cognitive Task Simulation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Jan;141(1):249-5

6. Solomon B, Grossi EA, Monteith D, Donnino RM, Srichai B, Dellis SL, Galloway AC. Extended Cardiac Resection for Obstructing Pseudotumor Due to Ormond’s Disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug;90(2):636-8

7. Solomon B, Berland T, Cayne N, Rockman C, Veith FJ, Maldonado T. The Coronary Technique for Complex Carotid Artery Stenting in the Setting of Complex Aortic Arch Anatomy. Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2010 Oct;44(7):572-5

8. Graves PE, Henderson DP, Horstman MJ, Solomon B, Olson JS. Enhancing Stability and Expression of Recombinant Human Hemoglobin in E. Coli: Progress in the Development of a Recombinant HBOC Source Biochim Biophys Acta. 2008 Oct;1784(10):1471-9

9. Feder HM Jr, Solomon B, Gavin LD Polyoma Virus Hemorrhagic Cystitis in an Otherwise Normal Child. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 Oct;27(10):948-9


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