Miriam Zylberglait Lisigurski, M.D.

Medicine Clerkship Director/Clinical Assistant Professor, Affiliated, Medicine
Dr. Miriam Zylberglait Lisigurski is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine and Geriatrics physician and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP). She completed her medical education and Geriatric Fellowship in Peru and provided patient care for over 10 years at the Naval Geriatric Center. Dr. Zylberglait moved to the US in 2011 where she completed her training in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Currently, she works as an Attending Physician at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center where she also has a role as Associate Program Director and Core Faculty in the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. Recently, Dr Zylberglait joined Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine as the Internal Medicine Clerkship Director.

Dr Zylberglait is a member of the Florida Medical Association where she completed the Physician Leadership Academy. She currently serves as member of the FMA Medical Education and Public Health committee. As well, she is part of the Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) of the Association of American Medical College where she completed a Fellowship on Leadership Education and Development.

Dr. Zylberglait believes in a holistic approach to patient care, combining the medical evaluation, with the social, mental and functional assessment. She embraces the challenge of dealing with patients with multiple co-morbidities, focusing on the well-being, and quality of life of her patients, taking always in consideration their personal preferences and cultural beliefs.

Dr. Zylberglait has a supportive husband and two wonderful little boys that help her to keep balance between her personal and professional life.