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Jose Pizarro-Otero, M.D.

Jose Pizarro-Otero, M.D., M.S.C.S.

Dr. Jose Pizarro was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus with a Bachelor in Science. He underwent medical school at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico and completed his medical degree at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. 

Dr. Pizarro completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine and the Ramon Ruiz Arnau University Hospital in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He then completed a Neurology residency at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida, where he served as Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Pizarro completed an advanced sub-specialty fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.

Dr. Pizarro is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Neurology and Sleep Medicine. He is a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. 

Dr. Pizarro is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, the American College of Physicians, The National Sleep Foundation, The American Medical Association, the Florida Society of Neurology, the Florida Medical Association, the Hillsborough County Medical Association and the New York Medical College Alumni Association. Currently Dr. Pizarro is the President of the Tampa Bay Latin American Medical Society.

Dr. Pizarro is the Sleep Center Medical Director of the Neurophysiology Center EEG & Sleep Lab which is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the highest standard of quality care for patients suffering from sleep disorders.

Dr. Pizarro and his wife Carmen are proud parents of two daughters, Ana and Patricia. He is an Eagle Scout and life member of the National Eagle Scout Association. During his leisure time he enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, scuba diving and traveling.