Dr. Julian J. Javier is a Cardiac and Vascular Specialists. He obtained his Doctorate degree in 1986 from the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, the oldest University of the American Continent, founded in 1586. Dr. Javier began his medical career as an Emergency Room (ER) Physician at the medical center of the Universidad Central del Este in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In 1988, he moved to the United States, hired by the University of Miami, department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine to do research on Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Sickle Cell Anemia and Cystic Fibrosis. During his tenure at the University of Miami, he published the effects of HIV drugs in Zinc and Selenium levels on patients being treated with anti HIV drugs. From 1990 to 1993 he did his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Louis University Medical School. The following three years, he specialized in cardiovascular diseases at the same school, and in 1996 he started another fellowship in Interventional Cardiology. After finishing his fellowship, he joined the faculty of the University
of Arkansas Medical Center, Department of Medicine, and Division of Cardiology. In 1999 he moved from academics into private practice, returning to Miami, where he joined the staff of the Baptist Cardiac and Vascular institute. Dr. Javier became Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1996, board certified in cardiovascular diseases in 1999, and board certified in Interventional cardiology in 2001. He was also named Fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 1999, Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians in 2000, and fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions in 2001.
Dr. Javier has written for some of the most prestigious cardiovascular journals, among them Circulation and the Journal of Invasive Cardiology. He also has participated as a key speaker in over 100 international conferences including the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting in Washington, D.C. in 2007, and the annual Interventional Vein Conference in Miami, Florida in 2008 and 2009.
Dr. Javier was the Director of the Naples Cath Ventures, President of the Naples Cardiac and Vascular Specialists, and founder and director of the Naples Vein Center. He is also Co-Director of the Master Venous Practicum. Although in most of his time is dedicated to private practice, he remains partially in academics as a voluntary Assistant Professor of the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of NOVA South Eastern University School of P.A. Dr. Javier is trained in Interventional Cardiac and Vascular procedures, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiogram and Vascular Ultrasound. He is also a member of the American College of Cardiology, Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, American Heart Association, American Telemedicine Association, Florida Medical Association, Collier Medical Society, American College of Phlebology, European Society of Cardiologist and the European Society of Internventionalists. Born in Santiago de los Caballeros in the Dominican Republic, Dr. Javier now resides in Naples, Florida with his family. Dr. Javier is the son of Former St. Louis Cardinals All-Star second baseman Julian J. Javier and brother of former Oakland Athletics Outfielder Stan Javier. He heads the Foundation named after his father for the promotion and awareness of Heart and Vascular diseases in impoverish areas of the Dominican Republic.