Dr. Paul Ziajka obtained his medical degree at the University of Miami, after first earning both a Masters degree and a PhD in physics. He did his internship in internal medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he later served as chief of internal medicine.
In private practice, his interest turned to lipid disorders and heart disease. He has been an investigator in more than 50 clinical trials involving heart disease, has been published numerous times in peer-reviewed medical journals, has authored five books on lipid management, sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology and helped create the standards used for board certification by the Board of Clinical Lipidology.
Dr. Ziajka has traveled to forums all over the country lecturing thousands of doctors about cholesterol disorders and treatment options.
He is a fellow in the American College of Physicians, a member of the Preventative Cardiology Nursing Association, a Clinical Assistant Professor at Florida State University School of Medicine, a Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Florida and an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing in the College of Health and Public Affairs at the University of Central Florida.
Dr. Paul Ziajka
Bernice Boivin R.D., L.D. is the dietitian at the Florida Lipid Institute. She received a degree in nutrition from Florida International University and also holds a degree in hotel and restaurant administration from the University of Denver. Bernice is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Florida Dietetic Association She is registered through the American Dietetic Association Commission. Bernice has worked in outpatient settings since 1992 specializing in the areas of lipid management, weight loss, diabetes management, behavior modification and patient motivation.