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Nicholas Cortolillo, M.D., joins Baptist Health as a General and Vascular Surgeon

December 5, 2022

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – December 5, 2022 – Nicholas Cortolillo, M.D., M.P.H., joins Baptist Health as a vascular and general surgeon. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Cortolillo specializes in surgical and minimally endovascular treatments for a wide range of complex arterial and venous disorders. 

Dr. Cortolillo will also serve as a clinical associate professor in vascular surgery at Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, two research universities with residency training programs in Palm Beach County.

“We’re honored to welcome Dr. Nicholas Cortolillo to our talented team of general and vascular surgeons,” says Miguel A. Lopez-Viego, MD, FACS, general and vascular surgeon. “He is skilled at tailoring individualized treatment plans for each patient, from medical therapy to minimally invasive procedures to surgery.”

Dr. Cortolillo’s research has been published in multiple medical journals, including Annals of Vascular Surgery, Journal of Robotic Surgery, Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surgery and Pediatric Surgery International. His research focuses on improving patients’ experience and quality of life after surgery.

Before joining Baptist Health in 2022, Dr. Cortolillo completed his vascular surgery fellowship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago. During his fellowship, he ranked top among his peers in excellence and vascular surgical skills. While at Northwestern, he was awarded the 2021 Division of Hospital Medicine Excellence in Medical-Surgical Collaboration.

“Vascular disease often requires ongoing care,” says Marcella Gravalese, MBA-HSA, Vice President of Baptist Health Medical Group. “Dr. Cortolillo walks side by side with patients to understand their goals and values and works with them to provide the best treatment option.”

Dr. Cortolillo will see patients at two Baptist Health locations: 2800 South Seacrest Blvd, Suite 200, Boynton Beach, FL 33435 and 9868 South State Rd. 7, Suite 310, Boynton Beach, FL, 33472.

About Baptist Health

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.



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