Dr. Keith M. Zinn is a retired Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
NEW YORK, NY, February 14, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Keith Marshall Zinn, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Zinn celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Keith M. Zinn is a retired Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan (1980-2005), and having been a Consulting Managing Director with HT Capital Advisors, LLC, New York, NY (2006-2008). Dr. Zinn also served as a member of the guest faculty at the Harvard University Medical School's Lancaster Postgraduate Course in Ophthalmology, Boston, MA (1970-1990). Dr. Zinn won the William Warner Hoppin Award, in Ophthalmology, from The New York Academy of Medicine, Manhattan (1971). He was Secretary then Chairman, Section on Ophthalmology, New York Academy of Medicne (1985-1988) and he also served as a Trustee of The New York Academy of Medicine (1989-1990). Dr. Zinn is an Emeritus Member of the Retina Society, Boston, MA (1980-present) and Past President of the Ophthalmic Laser Surgical Society, New York, NY (1988-1990). He was also a Board Member of the American Board of Laser Surgery, Trumbull, CT (1987-1990).
In addition to these primary roles, Dr. Zinn was a Research Associate and a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Corneal Research at the Retina Foundation, Boston, MA (1968-1969). He served as Chief Clinical Fellow of the Retina Service, at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA (1972-1973) and was a Heed Ophthalmic Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology at the Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA (1972-1973) as well as a Research Associate, Department of Retina Research at the Retina Foundation, Boston, MA (1972-1973).
Dr. Zinn began his career as a student at New York University, Bronx, NY (1958-1961). He was in the Beta Lambda Sigma Biology Honor Society and won The George Schwartz Prize in Biology both at the University College of Arts and Sciences, New York University (1958-1961). Dr. Zinn went on to study at the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY (1961-1965) earning a Doctor of Medicine Degree in 1965. He joined St. Luke's Hospital, in Manhattan, as an Intern in Medicine (1965-1966), and then went on to the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, as a Research Associate in the NINDB and the NICHD (1966-1968). He was a Corneal Fellow at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the Retina Foundation both in Boston, MA (1968-1969). Dr. Zinn then went on to a Residency in Ophthalmology (1969-1971) at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY and was Director of The Laboratory of Ocular Fine Structure (1969-1971) at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. Dr. Zinn became Board Certified in Ophthalmology in 1970. He was an Educational Fellow as well as The Director of Resident Education and The Director of The Ophthalmic Ultrasound Laboratory all within the Department of Ophthalmology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan (1971-1972). Dr. Zinn is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Doylestown, PA and a Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, Trumbull, CT and is licensed as a physician in the state of New York.
A respected voice in the field, Dr. Zinn has been affiliated with numerous professional organizations, including being a Surgeon (Lieutenant Commander) with the US Public Health Service (1965-1967). He has served as Consulting Surgeon at the Hospital of Joint Diseases in Manhattan, and Dr. Zinn has been a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL as well as an Emeritus Member of The Retina Society, Boston, MA. He was also Vice President then President of the Ophthalmic Laser Surgical Society, New York, NY. Dr. Zinn has held hospital affiliations with the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospitals both in New York City. Dr. Zinn has authored and coauthored numerous medical textbooks and scientific articles in professional journals, and he has been a Contributing Editor of The Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine, an Associate Member of the editorial board of Ophthalmic Surgery, and a member of the editorial board for the Clinical Ophthalmology Update. In addition, Dr. Zinn has been the Course Director for many Postgraduate courses in "Advanced Vitro-retinal Surgery" at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Manhattan (1980-2005).
An inventor in his field, Dr. Zinn helped pioneer advanced cinematography techniques and instrumentation for vitreo-retinal surgery. He was the recipient of a Joseph Globus Award from Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine and an Abraham Kornzweig Teaching Award from Mount Sinai School of Medicine as well as The Outstanding Teacher Award at Harvard Medical School's Lancaster Postgraduate Course in Ophthalmology, Boston, MA. He has been cited in nearly every edition of Who's Who in America since 1987, as well as many more editions of Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the East, and Who's Who in the World. Dr. Zinn is married to Elaine H. Kirban, M.D. and in 2019 they will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Keith Marshall Zinn, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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