David A. Zisman, MD, MS, FCCP

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Locations

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes

About

  • Awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award by the Cottage Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (2009), Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCLA
  • Director (2003-2009), Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California Los Angeles
  • National and international lecturer on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and related topics

Professional Distinctions

  • Co-Director (2004-2005), Pulmonary Function Laboratories, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCLA
  • Assistant Professor (2003), Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCLA
  • Founder and Director (2000-2003), Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor (2000-2003), Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Educational Program Director for Pulmonary Medicine (1999-2000), Thoracic Diseases Unit, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  • Senior Associate Consultant (1998-2000), Thoracic Diseases Unit, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  • Clinical Instructor in Medicine (1998-2000), Thoracic Diseases Unit, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

At Sansum Clinic since:

 2009 (8 years)

Training & Certification

Medical School/Graduate School

  • Central University of Venezuela, Caracas

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine, University of Texas at Houston/Texas Medical Center

Internships

  • Internal Medicine, University of Texas at Houston/Texas Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research from UCLA
  • Dyson Fellowship Award for Excellence in Pulmonary Research, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Department of Medicine

Additional Information

Affiliations

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, American Thoracic Society

Author of more than 30 studies articles in peer-reviewed publications including New England Journal of Medicine, Chest, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Immunology, Respiratory Medicine, and Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Co-author of textbook chapters on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis, and interstitial lung disease; Performed clinical research including numerous studies of fibrotic lung diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and subcutaneous Interferon, among other topics.