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

Kristin Rupich, Mara Cappelloni, Emily Missimer, Diana Gardiner, Rachael Pessoa, Albert Abbo, William Welch, Ali Ozturk, Zarina Ali: 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, Z.S., Flanders, T.M., Leszinsky, L., McShane, B., Gardiner, D., Ozturk, A., Malhotra, N., Schuster, J., Marcotte, P., Grady, M.S., Welch, W.C.: 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.

Kristin Rupich, Emily Missimer, Zarina Ali : 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.

Kristin Rupich, Emily Missimer, Zarina Ali: 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 Jennifer, Pisapia Jared M, Ali Zarina S, Heuer Austin J, Alexander Erin, Heuer Gregory G, Zager Eric L: Long-term outcomes after surgical treatment of pediatric neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics 21(1): 54-64, Jan 2018.

Ali Zarina S, Ma Tracy S, Ozturk Ali K, Malhotra Neil R, Schuster James M, Marcotte Paul J, Grady M Sean, Welch William C: 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 Matthew, McShane Brendan J, Ramayya Ashwin G, Sullivan Patricia Zadnik, Ali Zarina S, Marcotte Paul J, Welch William C, Ozturk Ali K: 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, Z.S., Roberts, S.E., Pisapia, J.M., McShane, B., Zager, E.L.: Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: A Case Series. CNS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. October 2017.

Ali, Z.S., Pisapia,J., McShane, B., Zager, E.: Common Peroneal Neuropathy from Drastic Weight loss: A Case Series of Slimmer’s Palsy. CNS Annual meeting, Boston MA. October 2017.

Pisapia, J.M., Adeclat, G., Roberts, S., Yun, L., Ali, Z.S., Heuer, G.G., Zager, E.L. : Tumors of the brachial plexus region: a 25 year experience. CNS Annual Meeting, Boston, MA October 2017.

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