Carla Zingariello

Carla Zingariello, D.O.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-NEUROLOGY
Business Email: czingariello@ufl.edu

About Carla Zingariello

Carla Zingariello, DO, is a pediatric neurologist who joined the faculty of the University of Florida in 2018. She is board-certified in neurology and neuromuscular medicine, with additional training in electromyography, or EMG. Dr. Zingariello received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. Following pediatric residency training at Inova Children’s Hospital in Virginia, she completed a Child Neurology residency at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, followed by a neuromuscular fellowship at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Zingariello has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders affecting children and adolescents, including muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Guillain-Barré syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.

Dr. Zingariello is a member of the Child Neurology Society (CNS), the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).

When she is not working, Dr. Zingariello enjoys yoga, the Arts, hiking and traveling.

Accomplishments

Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society
2010-2011 · University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dean’s Summer Research Fellow
2008 · University of New England
Outstanding Women Leadership Award
2005 · Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Summer Research Award
2002 · American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular
Areas of Interest
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Electromyography
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Malignant hyperthermia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myotonia congenita
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Spinal muscular atrophy

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-9884-2190

Areas of Interest
  • Child Neurology
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular junction

Publications

2020
Rituximab as Adjunct Maintenance Therapy for Refractory Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis.
Pediatric neurology. 111:40-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2020.07.002. [PMID] 32951658.
2019
A multidisciplinary approach to dosing nusinersen for spinal muscular atrophy.
Neurology. Clinical practice. 9(5):424-432 [DOI] 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000718. [PMID] 31750028.
2018
Dollars and antisense for Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Eteplirsen and dystrophin.
Neurology. 90(24):1091-1092 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000005669. [PMID] 29752302.
2004
Induction of pro-apoptotic and cell cycle-inhibiting genes in chromium (VI)-treated human lung fibroblasts: lack of effect of ERK.
Molecular and cellular biochemistry. 255(1-2):139-49 [PMID] 14971655.
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Grants

Sep 2019 ACTIVE
Surveillance of muscular dystrophy in the Southeastern United States
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

Education

Fellowship – Neuromuscular Medicine
2017-2018 · Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Residency – Child Neurology
2014-2017 · Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Residency – Pediatrics
2011-2014 · Inova Children’s Hospital
Medical School
2007-2011 · University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

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