Dr. Sergio A Lizama-Hernandez, MD

Dr. Sergio A. Lizama-Hernandez, MD

Dr. Sergio A. Lizama-Hernandez, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (877) 423-2285

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Specialties
  • Endocrinology
About the Provider

Sergio Lizama-Hernandez, MD, is an endocrinologist at MedStar Medical Group at Ridge Road. Focused on endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, he has a specialized interest in personal care and interprofessional collaboration to help treat patients with a diverse, and often complex, set of endocrine ailments and determinants of health, to mitigate barriers and improve outcomes.

His interests include transgender medicine, bariatric/obesity/weight management, male hypogonadism, osteoporosis, Paget’s disease of the bone, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroiditis, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, thyroid disease in pregnancy, diabetes mellitus, diabetes mellitus in organ transplant, diabetes technology, pituitary adenomas, prolactinomas, gynecomastia, hypopituitarism, acromegaly, Cushing’s Disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, adrenal insufficiency, adrenal adenomas, pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma, adult growth hormone deficiency, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endocrine hypertension, hyperaldosteronism, and hyperparathyroidism.

Dr. Lizama-Hernandez earned his medical degree from Universidad Anahuac before completing his residency at St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore and his fellowship at University of Maryland Medical Center.

Philosophy of Care

“My philosophy of care involves being humble and compassionate as I build and sustain rapport with the individuals and communities I serve.”
—Dr. Sergio Lizama-Hernandez

Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2020)
  • Residency Program: Saint Agnes Hospital (2018)
  • Internship Program: St. Agnes Hospital (2016)
  • Medical School: Universidad Anahuac Escuela de Medicina (2011)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
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