Ephraim M. Zinberg, MD | Orthopedic Surgeon Novi Southfield | Hand and Wrist Surgery Michigan
Ephraim Zinberg, MD

Ephraim Zinberg, MD


Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Medical School

State University of New York – Downstate Medical School


Maimonides Medical Center


Mayo Clinic – Microvascular Surgery University of Louisville – Hand Surgery



Novi Clinic

26750 Providence Parkway, Suite 200
Novi, MI, 48374


Southfield Clinic

22250 Providence Drive, Suite 401
Southfield, MI, 48075


Ephraim M. Zinberg, MD is a board certified and fellowship-trained specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery.

Prior to joining The CORE Institute, Dr. Zinberg served as Division Chief of Hand Surgery at Detroit Medical Center and Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Wayne State University – School of Medicine. Dr. Zinberg is dual fellowship – trained, receiving his fellowship training in hand surgery University of Louisville and his microvascular surgery fellowship training from  the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. Dr. Zinberg completed his residency in Maimonides Medical Center and his medical degree from State University of New York – Downstate Medical School.


Dr. Zinberg is well-known in the orthopedic medical and educational community, providing numerous presentation lectures on topics related to his specialty. He has participated in several case studies, research projects, and educational seminars which allow him to stay in the forefront of innovative patient care.

Dr. Zinberg is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Mayo Clinic Hand Society and Mayo Clinic Alumni Association.

Research & Experience


Patel, M.R., Zinberg, E.M.  Pigmented Villo-Nodular Synovitis of the Wrist Invading Bone. Journal of Hand Surgery, 9A: 854-858, 1984.

Zinberg, E.M., Wood, M.B., Brown, M.L.  Vascularized Bone Transfer – Evaluation of Bone Viability By Postoperative Bone Scanning.  Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2:13-19, 1985.

Zinberg, E.M., Wood, M.D.  Vascularized Bone Transfer: Evaluation of Viability by Posto

perative Bone Scanning.  Abstract. Proceedings of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. First Annual Meeting: 1985.

Levinsohn, E.M., Palmer, A.K., Coren, A.B., Zinberg, E.M.  Wrist Arthrography: The Value of the Three-Compartment Injection Technique.  Skeletal Radiology, 16:539-544, 1987.

Zinberg, E.M., Coren, A.B., Levinsohn, E.M., Palmer, A.K.  The Triple Injection Wrist Arthrogram. Abstract. Proceedings of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 42nd Annual Meeting: 1987.

Zinberg, E.M., Palmer, A.K., Coren, A.B., Levinsohn, E.M.  The Triple-Injection Wrist Arthrogram.  Journal of Hand Surgery, 13A: 803-809, 1988.

Zinberg, E.M.  Free Muscle Transfer for Chronic Osteomyelitis.  Surgical Rounds for Orthopaedics, 3: 25-32, 1989.

Gagnon, S., Botte, M.J., Zinberg, E.M., Copp, S.N.  Anatomy of the Palmar Plates: Comparative Morphology and Motion Characteristics. Abstract. Proceedings of the International Federation Of the Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Fourth International Congress: 56, 1989.

Zinberg, E.M., Choo, D.I., Zotter, L.A.  The Effect of Heparinized Irrigating Solutions on Patency of Microvascular Anastomoses. Microsurgery 10:103-107, 1989.

Lindamood, T.E., Nefl, F., Zinberg, E.M.  Wrist Pain in a Rugby Player – Case Conference.  The Physician and Sports Medicine, 18: 98-104, 1990.

Botte, M.J., Cohen, M.S., Lavernia, C.J., con Schroeder, H.P., Gellman, H.,Zinberg, E.M.  The Dorsal Branch of the Ulnar Nerve: An Anatomic Study. Journal of Hand Surgery, 15A: 603-607, 1990

Botte, M.J., Davis, J.L.W., Rose, B.A., Gellman, H., Zinberg, E.M. Complications of Smooth Pin Fixation in the Hand and Wrist. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 276: 194-201, 1992.

Zinberg, E.M.  Chronic Osteomyelitis.  In Nickel, V.L. and Botte, J.J. ORTHOPAEDIC REHABILITATION, Churchill Livingstone, Inc., Publ. 1992.

Zinberg, E.M., Chi, Y. Proximal Row Carpectomy versus Scaphoid Excision and Intercarpal Arthrodesis: Intraoperative Assessment and Procedure Selection. Journal of Hand Surgery, 39(6): 1055-1062, 2014.

Shah NS, Buzas D, Zinberg EM. Epidemiologic Dynamics Contributing to Pediatric Wrist Fractures in the United States. HAND. 2015, Jun; 10(2):266-71

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