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David Abram Zisman, American medical educator, health facility administrator. Achievements include research in association between pulmonary fibrosis and coronary artery disease. Named Seminal Investigation of Year, Critical Care Medicine, American College Chest Physicians, 1997; recipient Chest Foundation Clinical Research award, 2001; National Institutes of Health grantee.


Zisman, David Abram was born on March 1, 1966 in Washington, Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Elias Zisman and Adela Del Vecchio.


Doctor of Medicine, Central University Venezuela, 1991.


Medical director, interstitial lung disease program, pulmonary and critical care division University of California at Los Angeles, since 2003, co-director, pulmonary function laboratories, since 2003. Assistant professor medicine David Geffen School Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, since 2003. Instructor medicine Mayo Clinic, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, 1998—2000.

Founder, director interstitial lung disease program University Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 2000—2003, assistant professor medicine, 2000—2003.


Fellow: American College Chest Physicians. Member: World Association Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Diseases, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, American Thoracic Society.


Married Raquel Kizer, May 2, 1992. Children: Nicole Alexandra, Iliana, Karen Michelle.