Philip Zazove, M.D.

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

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.