Dr. Paul Wizman, MD

Dr. Paul Wizman, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Paul Wizman, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Margate, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

5800 Colonial Dr Ste 108

Margate, FL 33063

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Wizman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wizman performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wizman performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wizman performs Stomach Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wizman performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wizman treats Obesity more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wizman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wizman's conditions and procedures:

Adjustable Gastric Banding
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Gastrotomy
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pediatric Obesity
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Revision Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Weight Loss

About Me

Care Philosophy

I often get asked "what would you do if it was your mother". My philosophy is to treat every patient as if they were a close relative.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    Fordham University
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

Dr. Wizman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wizman

3.9

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
71.7948717948718%
(28)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(9)

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Do not use him. After my surgery, wife was sitting in a room with many other loved ones waiting for the surgeons to tell them the results of the surgery. One by one the other surgeons came. Wizman never showed up. My wife was beside herself with worry. He never came to check on me during my...Read More
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Absolutely the worst doctor on the planet. Horrible bedside manner!! First he will talk about how awesome he is and then when it comes down to the surgery and you get a horrible infection he is no where to be found. I regret with all my being that I EVER went to this so called doctor. Oh and let...Read More
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Please run from this so called doctor!!!! Not only does he NOT do the lap band fills, he has a novice who doesn't seem to know what he is doing. I had the misfortune to go to him after having another doctor put in the lap band. This man is a nightmare. I got an infection from the surgery HE...Read More
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I am absolutely thrilled with the treatment I received from Dr. Wizman. The surgery was very effective - I am down 75 pounds and counting in a year and feel like I'm in the best shape of my life. He is kind, compassionate and also funny but most importantly he knows exactly what he is doing. I had...Read More
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I have only positive things to say about Dr. Wizman and his entire staff. I have felt informed, supported, and well taken care of every step along the way.
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Locations

Bariatrix Florida

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Careplus
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Neighborhood Health Partnership