Dr. Miriam C. Zolfoghary

  • MD, MS
  • General Surgeon
  • Spoken languages English


Dr. Zolfoghary is a Texas native. In 1983, she obtained an undergraduate B.B.A. in marketing and a minor in psychology from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Dr. Zolfoghary remained in Texas to complete a Masters of Science in Exercise Physiology in 1989, working at the University of Texas Southwestern Sport Science Research Center with professional and Olympic athletes. In 1995, she began medical school at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico. Dr. Zolfoghary completed her general surgery residency in New Orleans in 2007. Prior to joining AGVS in 2011, Dr. Zolfoghary worked in Lakeland, Florida. She is a member of the American Medical Association and an authored a variety of publications. In her free time, Dr. Zolfoghary enjoys painting, outdoor activities, and sports.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • Associates in General & Vascular Surgery - General Surgeon, Fort Myers, FL

Past position(s)

  • South Florida Baptist Hospital - General Surgeon, Plant City, FL
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center - General Surgeon, Lakeland, FL
  • Baylor1 University at Texas Southwestern Sports Science Research Center - Research Physiologist, Dallas, TX



  • Southern Methodist University - BA, Marketing, Dallas, TX
  • Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara - MD, Guadalajara, Mexico


  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - General Surgery, New Orleans, LA


  • New York Medical College - Fifth Pathway Program, Valhalla, NY


Awards and honors

  • Robert Brandstetter Memorial Award Highest Academic Achievement, Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society