Prior to commencing the practice of law in 1984, Jay Ziskind was Chief Executive Officer of Cedars Medical Center, a 500 bed regional teaching hospital in Miami Florida. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Ziskind has an MBA and a Doctorate in Public Administration and Management. He has broad experience in representing health care clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint venture projects, group practices, development and operation of outpatient entities, including ambulatory surgical centers, medical staff issues and physician disciplinary actions before The Florida Board of Medicine.
A past nominee for the American College of Hospital Administrators, “Young Hospital Administrator of the Year” Award and The Rockefeller Public Service Award, he has advanced to the status of Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, an achievement accomplished through his leadership in health and community affairs.
Mr. Ziskind has written numerous articles and is often invited as a speaker or lecturer on topics related to the health care industry. He serves as General Counsel to the Dade County Medical Association and has served as General Counsel to the Florida Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. He has been named in “Best Lawyers In America” and has been Board Certified in Health Care Law since 1995.
Most recently, Mr. Ziskind became a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.