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Dr. Ali Rizvi, a board-certified endocrinologist, has joined UCF Health, the College of Medicine physician practice.

His practice focuses on diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, thyroid disorders, dyslipidemia, adult growth hormone replacement and general endocrinology. He has a particular interest in intensive glucose monitoring and optimal treatment of diabetes and its complications in the outpatient setting, in hospitalized patients and at the societal level.

Dr. Rizvi received his M.D. degree at King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Stanford University.

He has held academic positions at the Medical College of Georgia, University of South Carolina and Emory University. Dr. Rizvi has had extensive experience in teaching endocrine fellows, internal medicine residents and medical students. His distinguished teaching and scholarship efforts have been recognized by the Community-Based Teaching Award from the American College of Physicians, two Teaching Advancement Awards, and the A.T. Chalk Endowed Chair Professorship in Internal Medicine from the University of South Carolina from 2007 to 2019. Dr. Rizvi has received numerous research grants and has authored more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific publications. He volunteers extensively in the community.

Caring for his patients and training future doctors give him the greatest satisfaction. “I am excited to join the UCF College of Medicine because I can align my work philosophy with the UCF goals of excellence and compassionate patient care, teaching and mentoring of future doctors, contributing to medical research and scholarship, and giving back to the community through service and volunteering,” he said.  “I strive to keep my patients’ best interests as my highest priority.”

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