Philip Zazove, M.D.

Philip Zazove, M.D.

Professor and Chair
The George A. Dean, M.D. Chair of Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
300 North Ingalls Street, NI4C06
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5435   

Administrative Contact

Blythe Bieber, (734) 615-2688, bbieber@med.umich.edu

Biography

Dr. Philip Zazove is a clinical and research expert in disability health, specifically, health services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. Dr. Zazove graduated from Northwestern University, and received his M.D. from Washington University. He completed his residency training in family medicine at the University of Utah Hospitals. He is now Professor and Chair of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan, and has been active in clinical, educational, research and outreach activities. His main area of research focus has been health services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, and he has published extensively in this arena as well as obtained grant funding. He also serves on national boards and committees related to this topic, including serving as the current Vice President of the International Group Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss, and serves on the Advisory Board for the National Center for Deaf Health Research.

Dr. Zazove was featured on CNN in 2015, in a piece titled: Deaf Doctor Makes Patients Feel Heard.

He sees patients at Family Medicine at Dexter Health Center →

 

Areas of Interest

Research Interests
Clinical Interests
  • Health services issues of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D&HH) people, continuous quality improvement in ambulatory settings, genetics in primary care, managed care issues, complex care management, rising health care costs, electronic prescribing (ePrescribing), member engagement health programs

 

Credentials

Medical School
  • Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, N.J., 1976
  • M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., 1978
Residency
  • University of Utah, Family Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1981
Advanced Degrees
  • M.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1974
  • M.M., With Honors, Executive Masters Program, Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1994
Professional Organizations
  • Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine

Grants

Current Research
  • Early Audiology Referral in Primary Care, NIH/NIDCD, Principal Investigator

Published Articles or Reviews

Key Publications
  1. Zazove P, Meador HE, Reed BD, Sen A, Gorenflo DW. Cancer prevention knowledge of people with profound hearing loss. J Gen Intern Med, 2009;24(3):320-6.
  2. Zazove P, Meador HE, Reed BD, Sen A, Gorenflo DW. Effectiveness of videos improving cancer prevention knowledge in people with profound hearing loss. J Cancer Educ, 2012;27(2):327-37.
  3. Berman BA, Jo A, Cumberland WG, Booth H, Britt J, Stern C, Zazove P, Kaufman G, Sadler GR, Bastani R. Breast cancer knowledge and practices among D/deaf women. Dasabil Health J, 2013;6(4):303-16.
  4. Zazove P, Meador HE, Reed BD, Gorenflo DW. Deaf persons’ english reading levels and associations with epidemiological, educational and cultural factors. J Health Commun, 2013;18(7):760-72.
  5. Moreland C, Latimore D, Sen A, Arato N, Zazove P. Deafness among physicians and trainees: a national survey. Acad Med, 2013;88(2):224-32.
Full List of Publications
  1. Reed BD, Lutz LJ, Zazove P, Ratcliffe SD. Compliance with acute otitis media treatment. J Fam Pract, 1984;19(5):627-32.
  2. Reed BD, Huck W, Lutz LJ, Zazove P. Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma pneumonia in children with and without pharyngitis. J Fam Pract, 1988;26(4):387-92.
  3. Zazove P, Reed BD, Huck W, Stahl S. Diagnosis of Candida Vulvovaginitis. J Fam Pract, 1989;29(3):239.
  4. Reed BD, Huck W, Zazove P. Differentiation of Gardnerella vaginalis, Candida albicans, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections of the vagina. J Fam Pract, 1989;28(6):673-80.
  5. Reed BD, Huck W, Zazove P. Treatment of beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis with cefaclor or penicillin. Efficacy and interaction with beta-lactase-producing organisms in the pharynx. Fam Pract, 1991;32(2):138-44.
  6. Zazove P, Caruthers BS, Reed BD. Genital human papillomavirus infection. Am Fam Physician, 1991;43(4):1279-90.
  7. Klinkman MS, Zazove P, Mehr D, Ruffin MT IV. A criterion-based review of preventive health care in the elderly. Part 1. Theoretical framework and development of criteria. J Fam Pract, 1992;34(2): 205-9, 213-218, 221-224.
  8. Zazove P, Mehr DR, Ruffin MT IV, Klinkman MS, Peggs JF, Davies TC. A criterion-based review of preventive health care in the elderly. Part 2. A geriatric health maintenance program. J Fam Pract, 1992;34(3):320-47.
  9. Zazove P, Kileny PR. Devices for the hearing impaired. Am Fam Physician, 1993;46(3):851-8.
  10. Purohit R, Zazove P, Gorenflo D. Deaf and hard of hearing persons. J Fam Pract, 1993;36(2):137-8.
  11. Zazove P, Niemann LC, Gorenflo DW, Carmack C, Mehr D, Coyne JC, Antonucci T. The health status and health care utilization of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons. Arch Fam Med, 1993;2:745-52.
  12. Zazove P, Reed BD, Gregoire L, Gorenflo DW, Lancaster WD, Ruffin MT, Hruszczyk J. Presence of human papillomavirus infection of the uterine cervix as determined by different detection methods in a low-risk community-based population. Arch Fam Med, 1993;2:1250-8.
  13. Reed BD, Zazove P, Gregoire L, Gorenflo DW, Lancaster WD, Ruffin MT IV. Factors associated with human papillomavirus infection in women encountered in community-based offices. Arch Fam Med, 1993;12:1239-48.
  14. Reed BD, Zazove P, Human papillomavirus infection. Arch Fam Med, 1994;10:855-6.
  15. Zazove P, Doukas D. The silent health care crisis: Ethical reflections of health care for deaf and hard of hearing persons. J Fam Med, 1994;26(6):387-90.
  16. Zazove P. Should we screen for hypothyroidism in the elderly? J Fam Pract, 1994;38(6):571-3.
  17. Bissonnette V, Zazove P, Ruffin MT, Gorenflo DW, Gregoire L, Reed BD. Association between physical activity, sexual activities, and human papillomavirus infection in women in a community-based population. J Womens Health Gend Based Med, 1995;4:579-85.
  18. Ralston E, Zazove P, Gorenflo D. Communicating with deaf patients. JAMA, 1995;274(10):794.
  19. Ralston E, Zazove P, Gorenflo D. Physician attitudes and beliefs about deaf patients. JABFP, 1996;9(3):167-73.
  20. Zazove P. Understanding deaf and hard-of-hearing patients. Am Fam Physician, 1997;56(8):1953-4.
  21. Woodruffe T, Gorenflo D, Meador H, Zazove P. Knowledge and attitudes about AIDS among deaf and hard of hearing persons. Aids Care, 1998;10(3):377-86.
  22. Zazove P, Klinkman M. Developing a CQI program in a family medicine department. Jt Comm J Qual Improv, 1998;24(8):391-401.
  23. Zazove P, Reed BD, Gregoire L, Fereczy A, Gorenflo D, Lancaster, W. Low false-negative rate of PCR analysis for detecting human papillomavirus-related cervical lesions. J Clin Microbiol, 1998;36(9):2708-13.
  24. Reed BD, Ruffin M, Gorenflo D, Zazove P. The psychosexual impact of human papillomavirus cervical infections. J Fam Pract, 1999;8(2):110-6.
  25. Tamaskar P, Malia T, Stern C, Gorenflo D, Meador H, Zazove P. Preventive attitudes and beliefs of deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Arch of Fam Med, 2000;(9):518-25.
  26. Reed BD, Gorenflo DW, Gillespie FW, Pearson CL, Zazove P. Sexual behaviors and other risk factors for Candida Vulvovaginitis. J Womens Health Gend Based Med, 2000;9(6):645-55.
  27. Zazove P, Kratochwill E, Warren J, More C. Allocating dedicated lab personnel in Ambulatory Care Settings. Advance Healthcare Network for Laboratory, available online May 19, 2003. http://laboratory-manager.advanceweb.com/Article/Allocating-Dedicated-Lab-Personnel-in-Ambulatory-Care-Settings.aspx
  28. Zazove P, Meador H, Derry H, Gorenflo DW, Burdick S, Saunders E. Deaf persons and computer use. Amer Ann Deaf, 2004;148(5);376-84.
  29. Reed BD, Zazove P, Horrocks J, Gorenflo DW, Pierson CL. Candida transmission and sexual behaviors as risks for recurrent Candida vulvovaginits. J Women's Health, 2003;12(10):979-89.
  30. Meador HE, Zazove P. Health care interactions with deaf culture. JABFP, 2005;18(3):218-22.
  31. Zazove P, Meador HE, Aikens J, Nease D, Gorenflo DW. Assessment of depressive symptoms in deaf persons. J Am Board Fam Med, 2006;19:141-7.
  32. Steinberg A, Barnett S, Meador HE, Wiggins EA, Zazove P. Healthcare system accessibility: experiences and perceptions of deaf people. J Gen Int Med, 2006;21(3):260-6.
  33. Zazove P, Meador HE, Reed BD, Sen A, Gorenflo DW. Cancer Prevention knowledge of people with profound hearing loss. J Gen Intern Med, 2009;24(3):320-6.
  34. Cooke D, Zazove P. Deep venous thrombosis after office vasectomy: a case report. J Med Case Reports, 2010;4:242.
  35. Zazove P, Meador HE, Reed BD, Sen A, Gorenflo DW. Effectiveness of videos improving cancer prevention knowledge in people with profound hearing loss. J Cancer Educ, 2012;27(2):327-37.
  36. Moreland C, Latimore D, Sen A, Arato N, Zazove P. Deafness among physicians and trainees: A national survey. Acad Med, 2013;88(2):224-32.
  37. Zazove P, Meador HE, Reed BD, Gorenflo DW. Deaf persons’ english reading levels and associations with epidemiological, educational and cultural factors. J Health Communication, 2013;18(7):760-2.
  38. Berman BA, Jo A, Cumberland WG, Booth H, Britt J, Stern C, Zazove P, Kaufman G, Sadler GR, Bastani R. Breast cancer knowledge and practices among D/deaf women. Disabil Health J, 2013;6(4):303-16.

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