Tanya Zinner, MD

Dr. Tanya ZinnerBio

Dr. Zinner completed medical school at SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, in 1987. She
continued with residency at the New England Medical Center, Boston, finishing in 1992.

Dr. Zinner is Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as Medical
Director of Rex UNC Health Care Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center of Raleigh (RRNCC). She also serves as the Medical Director of Subacute Services for the department. Her interests include neurological rehabilitation including stroke rehabilitation, subacute rehabilitation, and the continuum of care. She has a special passion for geriatric rehabilitation, and has served as a Reynolds Specialty Faculty Scholar in Geriatrics.

Dr. Zinner's practice philosophy is to give the best possible care to every patient, with the goal of the best possible functional outcome. She believes strongly in the team approach to care, and feels grateful to work with a wonderful team at RRNCC!

Titles

Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Rex UNC Health Care Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center of Raleigh; Medical Director of UNC-Rex Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

Education

Medical School: SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, 1987
Residency: New England Medical Center, Boston, 1989-1992

Sub-Specialties

  • spasticity management
  • pain management
  • neurological rehabilitation including stroke rehab
  • subacute rehabilitation

Honors

2010  Reynolds Specialty Faculty Scholar in Geriatrics

Publications

Lipscomb-Hudson A, Thananopavarn P, Zinner T. “Rehabilitation in the Elderly” in Reichel's Care of the Elderly, 7th edition, Chapter 44. (In Press.)

Current Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
North Carolina Medical Society