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Raezelle Zinman, MDCM

Attending Pulmonologist


Zinman R, Keating M, Liu J, Ali A. Nonhomogeneity of lung function in cystic fibrosis patients: PEEP effect revealed by dynamic ventilation scans. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998:157: A126.

Silvestri JM, Nelson MN, Lipton JW, Zinman R, Weese-Mayer DE. Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS): Longitudinal assessment of intellectual performance. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1997:155: A709.

Weese-Mayer DE, Silvestri JM, Lipton JW, Zinman R, Kreiter ML. Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS): anthropomorphic measurements from birth through adolescence. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1997:155: A709.

Zinman R, Silvestri JM, Kenny AJ, Hauptman SA, Lipton JW, Weese-Mayer DE. Home mechanical ventilation in children with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS): empowerment of parents by use of a management “ladder”.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1997:155: A709.



2004-2005Faculty Honor Roll 
1988Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: Detweiler Travel Fellowship  
1979Medical Research Council of Canada Fellowship (Mar-Dec)
1978Medical Research Council of Canada Fellowship (Jul-Aug)
1977-78Medical Research Council of Canada Fellowship  
1977Fellowship: Mead Johnson Symposium on Perinatal and Developmental Medicine
1966-68McGill University Scholar 



Byhandari, A, Zinman R. Branchial cleft malformations. In: The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult. 3rd edition, pp. 192-193. M.W. Schwartz, ed. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2003.

Bhandari A, Zinman R.  Branchial cleft malformations.  In: The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 3rd edition.  M.W. Schwartz editor, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2001.

Avery ME, Consultants: Geha R, Wohl MEB, Zinman R. Section 5: Pulmonology.  In: Pediatric Medicine, pp.217-298.  Avery ME, First LR editors, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1989.

Zinman R.:  Oxygen Therapy.  In: Respiratory Disease: Diagnosis & Management in Children and Adolescents. Loughlin GM, Eigen H editors, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1993.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions


2006Pediatric Pulmonology
2005Pediatric Pulmonology
2005Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
2004Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
2004Pediatric Pulmonology
2003Pediatric Pulmonology
2002Pediatric Pulmonology
2002Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
1999Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba
1998European Journal of Pediatrics
1997Critical Care Medicine
1995Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
1985Pediatric Pulmonology
1990-92Canadian Medical Association Journal 
1982Respiration Physiology 

Academic positions


Rush Medical College
Pediatric Asthma Pathway Process Improvement Team

1998Rush Medical College
RPSL Health Associates Asthma Subcommittee
1999The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Cardiac Center Bereavement Committee


Memberships in professional organizations

National societies

1980-present, American Thoracic Society

New Media

Zinman R. The emergency treatment of pediatric asthma. College of Family Physicians of Canada.  Medifacts Audio cassette:  Vol XVII, No 8,  1987.

Original Papers


Healy F, Hanna B, Zinman R. Pulmonary complications of congenital heart disease. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2012 Mar;13(1):10-5. Epub 2011 Mar 5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22208788. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations


Apr. 23, 2004Pediatric Thoracic Transplant Symposium University of California San Francisco -- Lung transplantation in cystic fibrosis. San Francisco, CA
Oct. 18, 2002University Hospital Gasthuisberg Pediatric Grand Rounds -- Heart-lung interaction in children. Leuven, Belgium
Oct. 17, 2002Post graduate course on Pediatric Pulmonology -- Mycoplasma pneumonia. Leuven, Belgium 
June 7, 2002 Mid-Atlantic Cystic Fibrosis Retreat – Lung transplantation in CF patients 
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