Ariel Zisman , MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

(305) 501-2818

Dr. Zisman Endocrinology & Weight Loss — Aventura
2920 NE 207th St Ste 802
Miami, FL 33180


Ariel Zisman, MD, is Medical Director of the Endocrine Center of Aventura and Voluntary Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in Miami. He is also an Adjunct Faculty at FIU College of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, where he lectures in Endocrinology. 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, and The Journal of Clinical Investigation, 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 Universidad Central de Venezuela, in Caracas, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He then completed 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%u2019s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the University of Miami as a full-time faculty in 2000. Dr. Zisman is the recipient of the 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 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.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 28 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Central De Venezuela Escuela De Medicina Luis Razetti

Graduation Date: in 1993

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:


Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • AvMed Engage
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS FL Blue Choice
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Great-West Life PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare of IL POS

Zisman's Office Information

Dr. Zisman Endocrinology & Weight Loss — Aventura
2920 NE 207th St Ste 802
Miami, FL 33180
(305) 501-2818

Fax: []
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Zisman's Other Office Information

Dr. Zisman Endocrinology & Weight Loss — Coral Gables
2307 Douglas Rd Ste 203
Miami, FL 33145
(305) 501-2818

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


University Of Miami Medical Group
1450 NW 10th Ave
Miami, FL 33136
(305) 243-6504

Fax:(305) 524-3657
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM