Dr. Ariel Zisman, MD

Dr. Ariel Zisman, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Ariel Zisman, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Faculty Med University Ctrl Venezuela in 1993 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.Read his story

2627 NE 203rd St Ste 209

Miami, FL 33180

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 91% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Zisman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zisman "Ariel Zisman, MD, is Medical Director of the Endocrine Centers of Aventura and Coral Gables. Dr. Zisman is board certified in Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. His clinical interests are in general adult endocrinology and his research interests include insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction in type 2 diabetes, as well as novel therapeutic strategies in diabetes. Dr. Zisman is a member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and The Endocrine Society. He has lectured extensively and presented at various national and international meetings and medical conferences. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Diabetes, Nature Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, and the British Medical Journal, and has authored book chapters and monographs on diabetes-related research. In addition, Dr. Zisman currently serves as ad-hoc reviewer for Diabetes, Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, American Journal of Medicine and Endocrine Practice. Dr. Zisman was born and raised in Venezuela, and earned his medical degree with Honors (Magna Cum Laude) from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, in Caracas, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas, followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Harvard Medical School, based at the Joslin Diabetes Center, the Beth Israel/Deaconess Medical Center and the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the University of Miami as a full-time faculty in 2000. Dr. Zisman is the recipient of the prestigious John Miller Award for outstanding performance as a House Officer (UT Southwestern Medical School, 1997), the ADA Travel Award (1999), the Physician-Scientist Development Grant Award (University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, 2002), and has been included in the list of Best Doctors in America every year since 2005. He started The Endocrine Center of Aventura in 2007, a premier private practice devoted to excellence in the care of patients with endocrine disorders and obesity, as well as clinical research activities. He opened a new office in Coral Gables in 2015."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zisman "To provide the most competent, attentive and compassionate specialized care to our patients. We believe in empowering our patients through health education on their conditions and treatment options."

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Weight Loss Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Faculty Med University Ctrl Venezuela
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Ut Southwestern Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ut Southwestern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard Medical School / Joslin Diabetes Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zisman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zisman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zisman to family and friends
104 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (104)

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Dr. Zisman's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (43)

Dr. Zisman is a caring, competent and knowledgable physician. His attention to detail makes you confident that you are getting the best treatment. I am feeling better now that my thyroid condition is under control. I would recommend him for anybody who needs an endocrinologist. Thank you Dr....more
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Great Doctor very profesional and dedication , he is my endocrine and I strongly recommend to visit Dr Zisman for his weight program control , I did it and learn how to eat healthy and have more energy ! Gourmet recipes and natural ingredients !
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Dr Zysman and staff were very professional and caring. He is a very knowledgeable doctor, I will definitely recommend him to my family and friends
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Most amazing Dr., very patient, very brilliant, exceptional! Would highly recomend Dr. Zisman!
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Dr Zisman is a very worm qualified professional that explains in detail all your questions even before you ask them.... I am very happy and satisfied with his care I would recommend to everyone that needs a doctor in his area he is the best
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