Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Diabetes - Care & Treatment
  • Diabetes - Management
  • Endocrine Treatment
  • Endocrinology
  • General Endocrinology
  • Insulin Pumps
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatment
  • Thyroid Aspiration
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound And Biopsy
  • Wellness
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes - Care & Treatment
  • Diabetes - Complications
  • Diabetes - Health Aspects
  • Diabetes - Management
  • Diabetes - Nutrition and Exercise
  • Diabetes - Prevention
  • Diabetes - Type 1
  • Diabetes - Type 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Empty sella
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Growth hormone excess
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercortisolism
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypocortisolism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Low Testosterone
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome (MEN)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Pituitary Gland (Hyperpituitarism)
  • Overactive Thyroid
  • Paget's Disease
  • Paraganglioma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Hormone Deficiency
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prolactinoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Masses
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroidism
  • Thyroiditis
  • Underactive Thyroid
  • Vertebral Fractures
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
View all 62 Specialties +


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About Jose Cabral, MD

Jose Cabral, MD is a graduate of the Universidad Central del Este where he received his medical degree. Dr. Cabral began his postgraduate medical training at the Hospital of Saint Raphael where he participated in an internship in pathology. Dr.Cabral completed the remainder of his postgraduate training at Cleveland Clinic Ohio through which he engaged in a residency in internal medicine and two fellowships in Lipid Research and Endocrinology. 

In 1995, Dr. Cabral joined Cleveland Clinic Florida as an accomplished board-certified internist. He is dedicated to the advancement of studies in endocrinology and is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. Dr. Cabral's special interests consist of disorders of the endocrine system, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disorders, diabetes mellitus, and endocrine hypertension.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Lipid Research Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Hospital of Saint Raphael
New Haven, CT USA

Medical Education - Universidad Central del Este
San Pedro de Macoris,


  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Specialty Interests

disorders of the endocrine system, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disorders, diabetes mellitus, endocrine hypertension

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Endocrinology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/13/2019, Dr. Cabral has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Cabral receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Sanofi S.A.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

341 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

75 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Dr Cabral is one of the finest doctors that I have ever seen. He is kind, empathetic and extremely knowledgeable in his field. I will recommend him to everyone!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Always get great attention to detail from Dr. Cabral. Very satisfied with his care.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Dr Cabral went over everything with me. took his time and answered all my questions. adjusted my medicines.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Excellent! Dr Cabral is amaizing!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

*Jose Cabral is a caring and generous physician - he is the only reason I we the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I had to wait four months before I could see the doctor. I believe those times might be improved

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. Cabral is a caring professional and he gave me all the attention during the time my visit lasted. He answered all my questions and discussed about all the concerns I had.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

I have recommended many patients to Dr Cabral. He is superior in his field!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Outstanding doctor and staff. They give their undivided attention to each individual patient.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Privileged to have him as our doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Excellent my experience with my Dr. Cabral. Thank you

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

This was amazing care that I received. The doctor spent as much time as I needed and made me feel well cared for and that my care was important.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

The best dr.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Dr. Cabral is an awesome care giver. I really enjoy to have him as my doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

Dr. Cabral is very professional and always explains in detail. Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Dr Cabral was honest and concise with me during my visit I appreciated his honesty Happy Holidays

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

Dr cabal is a great doctor..he cares about my medical issues

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

Dr cabal cares about his patients

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

I love my doctor and his staff!

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Dr Cabral is an excellent doctor. He is very knowledgeable, explains everything very well, he is very kind, excellent listener and always answers all my questions. Congrats

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019

Dr Cabral was a pleasure to deal with. He was very attentive and we discussed several options for next steps. He listened to my concerns and reviewed my history very carefully. He was very clear of who on his team would be helping me control my diabetes.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

my first experience with Dr. Cabral was great. at first I was somewhat nervous, I didn?t know what to expect because of my condition and because of what I have heard from other Doctors. he read my text result and assured me there is nothing to worry about, in fact my condition has improved. He seems to be very efficient in his profession.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr. Cabral is an excellent provider!Very respectful and professional.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

the doctor was very easy to talk with; explained everything that was necessary in a coherent calm manner. the time with me was never an issue.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

very good experience; the provider was caring, sensitive and professional. very good recommendation would be given.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

Dr. Cabral is excellent!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Dr. Cabral takes the time to listen and understand what's happening. Too many medical visits to other doctors (not at Cleveland Clinic) are rushed and impersonal. I truly appreciate Dr. Cabral's experience and knowledge. I leave feeling confident that I received an accurate diagnosis.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Jose Cabral is an excellent doctor and the sole reason why I use the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Dr.Cabral and his entire support team are amazing. They always go out of their way to give us the best care possible and encourage us, whatever our situations are.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019


Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

there is a wait for Dr. cabral but he is worth the wait. he's amazing.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

*Dr. Cabral really listens and discusses concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

As always. Dr. Cabral was professional, informative, and empathetic.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

Dr. Cabral is an outstanding Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

dr cabral has presented to me new meds as i am type 2 diabetic. the new meds and the free lance monitor have been a great help in controlling my situation with the illness. cudos to dr cabral !!

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Dr.Cabral is an excellent doctor. He's my doctor, who has been talking care of me in the last 20+ years. He is great.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

excellent doctor. very competent and wonderful with patients!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

I am a patient of Dr. Cabral from 2011, he always made feel better and safe.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

everything was great from the time I signed in with help from someone there to when they call me back and the doctor see .

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

The care provider has care and guide my challenging health in a professional and human manner for over a decade

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

My visit was informative. Dr. Cabral took the necessary time to explain my treatment plan.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

Dr Cabral explains and educated each visit. He is everything a patient wants

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

Dr Cabral explains and educates, giving you input to your treatment options. He is knowledgeable and thorough. He is everything a patient needs and wants in their doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

no bad experience. Had to wait 45 minutes but worth for a good Dr.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Jose Cabral is a wonderful provider and the ONLY reason I continue to use the Cleveland Clinic - he is a thoughtful, kind, considerate and generous person.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

great doctor using him for years

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Cabral was outstanding. Spent at least 45 minutes to an hour with me and went over entire treatment plan. Highly recommend him to future patients.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2019

Dr. Cabral was my endocrinologist for approximately 25 yrs. (I am relocating). He is a conscientious, caring and knowledgeable physician. He expertly conducted the shared medical appointments with patience and support, answering our questions and resolving our diabetic issues. He was able to explain needed answers in a scientific yet intelligible manner. He is a great asset to the diabetes team and to the clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2019

Dr. Cabral is very thorough. He explains everthing and calms my fears..

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019

Dr Cabral is a fabulous, caring doctor who always treats me as if I'm the only patient on his schedule. I think this is why he is always behind schedule. Very annoying when you're in the waiting room, but once you're in the exam room/consultation, all annoyance dissolves.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

The doctor was very good

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2019

Dr. Cabral will spend as much time with each patient as needed to answer all questions and concerns. He makes reasonable recommendations. I don't feel that he over prescribes any unnecessary tests or medications.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Doctor was amazing, very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

everything was perfect. dr always gives me time necessary

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

best Physician I have ever met

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Love my Dr. Jose Cabral.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Dr. Jose Cabral is the best

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

Wwth exception of how long it took to see the doctor, once I saw him. the visit was informative and productive. Dr. Cabral is very knowledgeable about my condition and was very helpful.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dr Cabral is great. very informative.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dr. Cabral is not only an excellent doctor but also a great person. I'm very thankful to have him as a doctor

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

Dr Cabral is a good listener and made recommendations to improve my A1C.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

Dr Cabral is awesome and spends time with his patients. He always runs late, but he speaks to his patients. The only issue is it's hard to get an appointment time that is convenient with school hours.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2019

Dr. Cabral took into consideration that I was traveling up from Key West and had his nurse Andre call me to schedule my appointment to do everything in one trip. that I found ver6 considerate of my time and the fact that I had to travel from afar. thank you

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2019

I found Dr. Cabral to be very courteous and his bedside manners were very good. He answered all my questions and and was very thorough in his examination.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Cabral was 60 minutes late and never apologized.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

dr cabral was very good and he spend alot of time with me and answered all the questions. i had a nurse do an ultra-sound and she was good also. the general nurse was good also. there is one nurse that seems always mad or maybe she doesn't like me, her last name is bachman (something like that).

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

Dr. Cabral has always been A+.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019

It was a good experience, I saw Dr. Cabral for the first time and it was a positive experience.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Jose is an excellent provider and is the ONLY reason I continue to use the Cleveland Clinic - the waiting time prior to the start of the appointment is always long, but he ALWAYS dedicates as much time as I need to discuss all my issues and concerns - I am certain that if he does this with me, he does this with others, which causes delays.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

I had a 945 appointment edit 1030 when I saw that my name wasn't called I had to get up and ask for assistance. I was concerned that I'd had not heard my name called and I was to blame. Come to find out the doctor was running over an hour to an hour and a half behind schedule

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Having an appointment with Dr. Cabral puts you at ease. He never rushes, answers all your questions, and you come away feeling that you have had a visit with an friend.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

Dr. Cabral often runs late because he takes the necessary time with each of his patients. However, i never feel as though I am left hanging, his staff does a great job of keeping things moving forward. I appreciate that he spent time with each patient. This is why I consider him the best.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019

This visit with Dr. Cabral, as with others in the past, left me feeling good and reassured about my condition. Dr. Cabral is easy to talk to, answers questions and adjusts or dispels information that I bring to the appointment as appropriate. I totally agree with his pragmatic approach and greatly his expertise in treating me.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2019

Dr. Cabral showed compassion and empathy. Spent a lot of time with me. Explained everything clearly. Included me in the decision process. The team responded within 24 hours to my email. I felt 100% sure that Dr. Cabral's medication changes suggestions were in my best interest. The medication changes have literally changed my life for the better.

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