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Ziga Cizman
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Ziga Cizman, MD, MPH

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

University of Utah Hospital

Radiology
Salt Lake City
801-581-2967
  • Ziga Cizman MD, MPH is an associate professor in Interventional Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Dr. Cizman’s specializes in minimally invasive treatment of cancers spread to the liver, lung, bones and soft tissue. His other areas of interest include treatment of Desmoids, prostate artery embolization, renal and liver transplant intervention and management of portal hypertension. Dr. Cizman is among the first in the area to perform minimally invasive treatments, through an artery in the wrist, improving patient comfort and speeding recovery.

    Dr. Cizman obtained his undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania and his medical degrees from Thomas Jefferson University. While enrolled in medical school he pursued an MPH at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he developed an interest in Interventional Radiology. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Cizman completed his surgical internship at the University of East Carolina and then traveled westward to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for radiology residency and southward to Emory for an Interventional Radiology Fellowship.

    Dr. Cizman is currently accepting new patients at both the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Center.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Radiology (Vascular and Interventional Radiology)

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 41 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    March 22, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Doctor Cizman has been nothing but nice to me. Tells me what I need to do straight up. Skier for life ?

    February 29, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Excellence! As a surgeon and person! I thank him for restoring my health.

    February 08, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Cizman is a good doctor.

    January 14, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    he is wonderful informative and caring

    December 20, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    I was very nervous and he made me fell at ease, thank you. His nurse practitioner was wonderful going though first MRI, I understood everything very nice lady. Intern was very much so on the ball. So Merry Christmas to you Doctor looking forward to hearing from you & your staff or though the V.A. Bart Simmons U.S.M.C.

    December 19, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    He¿s an awesome doctor who knows a lot. I¿ve been lucky to get in with him. Would totally recommend

    November 24, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Smart and compassionate!

    November 22, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Amazing doctor. Would recommend him to anyone

    November 16, 2023
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Great personality and superior involvement in my care; earns the highest praise ever!

  • Ziga Cizman MD, MPH is an associate professor in Interventional Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Dr. Cizman’s specializes in minimally invasive treatment of cancers spread to the liver, lung, bones and soft tissue. His other areas of interest include treatment of Desmoids, prostate artery embolization, renal and liver transplant intervention and management of portal hypertension. Dr. Cizman is among the first in the area to perform minimally invasive treatments, through an artery in the wrist, improving patient comfort and speeding recovery.

    Dr. Cizman obtained his undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania and his medical degrees from Thomas Jefferson University. While enrolled in medical school he pursued an MPH at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he developed an interest in Interventional Radiology. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Cizman completed his surgical internship at the University of East Carolina and then traveled westward to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for radiology residency and southward to Emory for an Interventional Radiology Fellowship.

    Dr. Cizman is currently accepting new patients at both the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Center.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Radiology & Imaging Sciences -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Radiology (Vascular and Interventional Radiology)

    Education history

    Fellowship Interventional Radiology - Emory University School of Medicine Fellow
    Radiology - University of North Carolina School of Medicine Chief Resident
    Residency Radiology - University of North Carolina School of Medicine Resident
    Surgery - East Carolina University/Pitt County Memorial Hospital Intern
    Graduate Training Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health M.P.H.
    Medicine - Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University M.D.
    Undergraduate Biology Basis of Behavior Program - University of Pennsylvania B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Cizman Z, Saad W (2023). Transplant Hepatic Artery Complications. Tech Vasc Interv Radiol, 26(4), 100923. (Read full article)
    2. Oesterling AE, Kenlan DE, Cizman Z (2023). Coronary Artery Air Embolism in the Non-operating Room Anesthesia Setting: Reply. Anesthesiology. (Read full article)
    3. Oesterling AE, Kenlan DE, Cizman Z (2022). Coronary Artery Air Embolism in the Non-operating room Anesthesia Setting. Anesthesiology, 138(2), 216-217. (Read full article)
    4. Kaufman C, Adkison G, Smith T, Jenkins L, Cizman Z (2022). Single Institution Outcome of Minimally Invasive Enterocutaneous Fistula Management Utilizing the Biodesign® Fistula Plug. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol, 45(6), 846-851. (Read full article)
    5. Weber SN, Al-Dulaimi R, Quencer KB, Kaufman C, Cizman Z, Eiswirth P, Brown KT (2022). Paracentesis: Faster and easier using the RenovaRP® pump. Diagn Interv Radiol, 28(2), 166-170. (Read full article)
    6. Smith TA, Hardman RL, Jenkins L, Marashi K, OHara R, Cizman Z (2020). Extracellular Matrix Enterocutaneous Fistula Plugs Show Promise for Low-Flow Colocutaneous and Enterocutaneous Fistulae. J Vasc Interv Radiol, 32(1), 128-134. (Read full article)
    7. Quencer KB, Tadros AS, Marashi KB, Cizman Z, Reiner E, OHara R, Oklu R (2018). Bleeding after Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage: Incidence, Causes and Treatments. J Clin Med, 7(5). (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Anand K, Cizman Z, Smith T, Strain D, Patel S, Campsen J, Baker T, Saad W (2023). Persistent Bleeding after Coil Embolization of a Pancreatic Transplant Pseudoaneurysm: Should Covered Stents Be the Primary Management? [Review]. Semin Intervent Radiol, 40(3), 283-285. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Fall D, Smith T, Prazak AM, Cizman Z, Iravani A (2023). Acute decompensation of patient following an outpatient CT-guided needle biopsy: A case report. Radiol Case Rep, 18(3), 1261-1263. (Read full article)
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