Ralph Goldman Zinner, MD

  • Director, Thoracic Oncology Program




Dr. Ralph Zinner is an experienced board-certified medical oncologist and accomplished scientific leader with more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Zinner specializes in caring for patients with lung cancer and cancers of the head and neck.

Outside of the office, he loves meeting people throughout Kentucky and seeing the cities, towns and countryside with his wife, Jeri. He also often visits independent bookstores, enjoys world cinema, likes working in his garden, and is glad to be back weight training and jogging. 

Faculty Rank

  • Professor
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Training & Education


Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.


Medical oncology fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Board of Medical Oncology

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