Zarina Sultana Ali, M.D., M.S.

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
235 S. 8th Street, Washington Square West Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-6700
Fax: 215-829-3605
Education:
BS (Neuroscience )
University of Rochester, 2004.
MS (Neurobiology and Anatomy)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2007.
MD (Medicine)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Rupich K, Cappelloni M, Missimer E, Gardiner D, Pessoa R, Abbo A, Welch W, Ozturk A, Ali ZS: Nursing Efforts in Spine and Peripheral Nerve Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway Implementation and Outcomes. AANS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA May 2018 Notes: Oral presentation by Kristin Rupich. Awarded 2018 Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Abstract Award.

Ali ZS, Flanders TM, Leszinsky L, McShane B, Gardiner D, Ozturk A, Malhotra N, Schuster J, Marcotte P, Grady MS, Welch WC: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) improves postoperative mobilization and ambulation in elective spinal and peripheral nerve surgery. AANS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA May 2018.

Rupich K, Missimer E, Ali ZS: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Creating and Implementing a Patient-Centered, Multidisciplinary Neurosurgical Pathway. American Association of Neuroscience Nurses Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 2018 Notes: Oral presentation by Kristin Rupich.

Rupich K, Missimer E, Ali ZS: The Development and Implementation of a Pain Management Protocol in Postoperative Spinal Surgery Patients as part of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Pathway. American Association of Neuroscience Nurses Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 2018 Notes: Oral presentation by Kristin Rupich.

Hong J, Pisapia JM, Ali ZS, Heuer AJ, Alexander E, Heuer GG, Zager EL: Long-term outcomes after surgical treatment of pediatric neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics 21(1): 54-64, Jan 2018.

Burrell JC, Das S, Katiyar KS, Laimo FA, Ali ZS, Cullen KD: Injectable Micro-Tissue Engineered Nerve Grafts to Maintain the Pro-Regenerative Environment of the Distal Nerve Sheath Following Major Peripheral Nerve Injury. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting 2018 Notes: Atlanta, GA.

Ali ZS, Ma TS, Ozturk AK, Malhotra NR, Schuster JM, Marcotte PJ, Grady M S, Welch WC.: Pre-optimization of spinal surgery patients: Development of a neurosurgical enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 164: 142-153, Dec 2017.

Piazza M, McShane BJ, Ramayya AG, Sullivan P, Ali ZS, Marcotte PJ, Welch WC, Ozturk AK: Posterior Cervical Laminectomy Results in Better Radiographic Decompression of Spinal Cord Compared with Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. World neurosurgery Nov 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Ali ZS, Roberts SE, Pisapia JM, McShane BJ, Zager EL: Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Case Series. CNS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. October 2017.

Pisapia JM, Adeclat G, Roberts S, Yun L, Ali, ZS, Heuer GG, Zager EL : Tumors of the brachial plexus region: a 25 year experience. CNS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA October 2017.

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