Dr. Michael Alton Chizner , MD

Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

(754) 779-7150

Michael A Chizner MD
12 NE 12th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Michael A. Chizner, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, is Chief Medical Director of The Heart Center of Excellence in Fort Lauderdale. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Barry University. Dr. Chizner graduated with highest honors from Cornell University Medical College. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center, and his cardiology fellowship at Georgetown University with the legendary cardiologist, Dr. W. Proctor Harvey, where he later received the distinguished alumnus award. Dr. Chizner is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the subspecialty Board of Cardiovascular Disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association, and the American College of Physicians. Throughout his career, Dr. Chizner has served on the editorial advisory boards of national cardiology journals. He has authored and edited many articles and textbooks that have become standards in cardiovascular education. His most recent best-selling book, Clinical Cardiology Made Ridiculously Simple, is now being used in medical schools throughout the United States and abroad. In addition to the practice and teaching of cardiology, Dr. Chizner spearheaded the establishment of The Heart Center of Excellence at Broward General Medical Center, a worldclass facility dedicated to the fight against heart disease, and committed to the advancement of medical education, clinical research, and the delivery of the highest quality of compassionate, state-of-the-art patient care. In recognition of his outstanding achievements, Dr. Chizner has been selected by his peers as one of the nation’s top cardiologists as well as top doctors in the publications Best Physicians in the U.S. and America’s Top Doctors. Dr. Chizner was recently appointed by Governor Charlie Crist to the Florida Board of Medicine, where he currently serves as Chairman of the Credentials Committee.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 45 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College

Graduation Date: in 1974

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Broward Health Medical Center

Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Avmed Choice
  • AvMed Empower
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida myBlue
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Carelink HMO
  • Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Humana South Florida HUMx HMOx
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Chizner's Office Information

Fax: ( ,7) 754-7797
Website: drmchizner.wixsite.com/mysite
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Doctor Chizner's Other Office Information

Heart Center of Excellence
1625 SE 3rd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 355-5001

Fax:(954) 435-5488
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


Broward Health Physicians Group
1625 SE 3rd Ave Ste 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 355-5001

Fax:(954) 435-5488
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM

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