Dr. David Zisman, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 55

Dr. Zisman
Accepting new patients

Douglas Katsev MD

301 W Pueblo St Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Dr. David Zisman, MD is a Pulmonologist in Santa Barbara, CA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zisman has more experience with Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Fac Med U Ctrl Venezuela medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Zisman to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Zisman

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Zisman treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Zisman treats other conditions, please contact the office at (805) 898-3400.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Zisman is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
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High
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Very High
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Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Zisman is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchiectasis
Asthma
Emphysema
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Zisman is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Zisman's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Zisman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
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Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
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Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Select Plus-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
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Dr. Zisman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zisman

4.8

Based on 17 ratings

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I came from out-of-town to receive treatment from Dr. Zisman and he saved my life. Several other pulmonologists did not expect me to live more than 3 - 6 months. He diagnosed a heart issue that was contributing and referred me to a reputable cardiologist. He asked questions, he listened, he crunched the data and now I'm stable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Very professional, knowledgeable, caring doctor. One of the best
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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About Me

Biography

Dr. David Zisman, MD is a Pulmonologist in Santa Barbara, CA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Zisman has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1998
University of Michigan Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
1995
U Tex
Residency Hospital
1993
U Tex
Internship Hospital
1991
Fac Med U Ctrl Venezuela
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. David Zisman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Zisman frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Zisman specializes.

Where is Dr. David Zisman, MD's office located?

Dr. Zisman's office is located at 301 W Pueblo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Douglas Katsev MD

Sansum Orthopedic Clinic, Santa Barbara, CA301 W Pueblo St Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Zisman is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Santa Barbara, CA

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)