David Zisman, MD, Pulmonology, Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital


Pulmonology Santa Barbara, CA

Interstitial Lung Diseases, Lung Transplantation Medicine, Pleural Disease, Restrictive Lung Disease

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Consultant Sansum Clinic, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, USC

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  • Dr. David Zisman is a pulmonologist in Santa Barbara, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Central University of Venezuela and has been in practice 26 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. He specializes in interstitial lung diseases, lung transplantation medicine, pleural disease, and restrictive lung disease and is experienced in pulmonary fibrosis, lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease, critical care medicine, and general pulmonology.

Education & Training

  • UCLA
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health CentersFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
    University of Texas Health Science Center - HoustonRESIDENCY
  • Central University of Venezuela
    Central University of VenezuelaMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2003 - 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2000 - 2004
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1998 - 2002
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
  • Teacher of the Year Award Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Residency Program, 2009
  • Dyson Fellowship Research Award for Excellence in Clinical Research University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 2002

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Grant Support

  • UCLA IPF Clinical Research NetworkNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2005–2008

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations