Dr. Andreas G. Tzakis , MD

General Surgery


Andreas Gerasimos Tzakis, MD, PhD, FACS, a world-renowned leader in transplant surgery, serves as Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation at Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Tzakis has headed the Broward Health Medical Center Liver Transplantation Program since its inception in 2004. Dr. Tzakis received his medical and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Athens School of Medicine in Athens, Greece.He served an internship and residency in surgery at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, New York and then completed his residency in surgery at the State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Tzakis completed a fellowship in transplantation surgery at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is board certified in general surgery. He serves on the Editorial Board of seven medical publications including Transplantation, Liver Transplantation, Pediatric Transplantation and Annals of Gastroenterology and reviews for other Journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Medical Science Monitor. In addition to having performed more than 4,000 transplants, Dr. Tzakis has been a leader in innovative techniques that have advanced transplant surgery, as well as furthering research concerning organ rejection and drug toxicity. He has published more than 700 peer reviewed manuscripts in a wide variety of medical journals, such as Transplantation, Annals of Surgery, Journal of Pediatrics, The Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine. He has also published numerous Book Chapters and made presentations in multiple Local, National and International meetings.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 45 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Athens

Graduation Date: in 1974

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:


Specialties: General Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Medmutual OhioHealth Network MRF
  • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
  • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Tzakis's Office Information

Fax: (954) 465-9633
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Tzakis's Other Office Information

Cleveland Clinic
2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Weston, FL 33331
(954) 659-5232

Fax:(954) 465-9523
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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