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Yani C. Zinis, D.O.

Musculoskeletal Medicine, Non-Surgical Care

Yani C. Zinis, D.O., Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, joined Orthopedic Associates in 1996. His focus is on sports medicine, osteopathic manual treatment and musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Zinis received his Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College. He then attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a rotating internship through Sun Coast Hospital in Florida. His Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency was at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Zinis is very active in sports medicine serving in various capacities with US Olympic teams, including team physician for USA Hockey as well as USA Basketball. He served as volunteer physician for the USA Paralympics games in Beijing China. He serves as a consulting team physician for Colorado Avalanche. He has also served as head physician for the Colorado Crush and as a consulting physician for the Denver Nuggets. He has also served He has various sports interests, community volunteer activities and enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters.

Special Interests:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Non-Surgical care of necks and backs, EMG and Sports Injuries
Licensure:
Colorado
Certified:
American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation –Certified 2000
Education:
Occidental College – Los Angeles, California B.A. – 1988
Internship:
Rotating Internship, Sun Coast Hospital, Largo, Florida 1992 – 1993
Residency:
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 1996
Community Sports Medicine Affiliations
Assistant Physician:
Golden Gloves Boxing Organization
Consulting Physician:
Overland High SchoolHeritage High SchoolESPN Sports Zone (Internet)
Supervising Physician:
Special Olympics of Colorado
Team Physician:
Arapahoe High School
Professional Medical Societies:
American Osteopathic AssociationAmerican Academy of Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAmerican Osteopathic College of Rehabilitation MedicineRocky Mountain Rehabilitation SocietyAmerican Osteopathic Academy of Sports MedicinePhysiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation

Columbia Sports Medicine Center

American Academy of Sports Medicine

Professional Sports Teams Affiliations
Consulting Physician:
Colorado Avalanche–1996 – present Denver Nuggets–1996 – 2009
Civic and Volunteer Activities:
Special Olympics, Police Athletic League (PAL), Church Board Member
Personal Interests:
Married with three daughters; multiple sports