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Eric G. B. Zellner

Eric G. B. Zellner, M.D., F.A.A.P.M.& R., completed his medical degree at the University of Monterrey in 1981.  He also holds a BA in Political Science from Cornell University and a MA in Microbiology from Syracuse University.  Dr. Zellner completed the residency program at the Rusk Institute of New York University Medical Center and the Chief Resident.  Dr. Zellner has been an active member of the medical staff of Cape Fear Valley Health Systems since 1985.  He has held the position of Medical Director of the Southeastern Regional Rehabilitation Center and is a former Chairman of the Rehabilitation Committee and the President of the NC Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Zellner belongs to numerous service and professional organizations including the American Medical Association, NC and Cumberland County Medical Societies, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Association of Physicians’ Executives, and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

Dr. Zellner established Highland Health P.A. and Physicians’ Total Rehab of Fayetteville with Dr. Zane T. Walsh, Jr. in 1993.  Since then, PTR has provided cost effective outpatient physical therapy, rehabilitation medical care and other services to thousands of local residents.  Services are also provided on a referral basis through the Care Clinic of Fayetteville.

Dr. Zellner’s primary professional interest is office based rehabilitation medicine with special emphasis on interventional pain procedures to alleviate the suffering of lower back pain.  Most of these procedures involve injection into the epidural space of the lumbar spine, nerve roots injections, caudal injections and injections into various joints including the zygo-apophyseal joints of the lumbar spine.

Dr. Zellner’s other interests include beaching, reading, skiing, Fayetteville Arts Council, Terry Sanford Booster Club, St. Johns Episcopal Church.  Dr. Zellner and his wife Paula W. Zellner, M.D., a radiologist with Carolina Regional Radiology live in Fayetteville with their two daughters.


Kirk DeviereEric G. B. Zellner
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Zane T. Walsh, Jr.

A native of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Dr. Zane Walsh graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chemistry and Psychology with Honors in 1981.  He received his graduate medical education (Medical Degree) from the East Carolina University School of Medicine (now Brody School of Medicine) in 1986.  After completing his Transitional Internship in 1987 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, North Carolina, Dr. Walsh spent three years as a Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.  He became Chief Resident in 1989.

Dr. Walsh is board certified by the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.  His professional interests include musculoskeletal rehabilitation and nerve electrophysiology.

Dr. Walsh moved to Fayetteville, North Carolina in 1990 and has been in private practice since that time.  He currently serves as Medical Director for Physicians’ Total Rehab and for the Southeastern Regional Rehab Center of Cape Fear Valley health Systems.  In addition, Dr. Walsh serves on the Sandhills Physicians IPA Board of Directors.  He is the past Trustee and Chief of Staff for Cape Fear Valley Health Systems, where he has also served as Chief of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Walsh is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Paraplegia Society, and American Running Association.

A current member of the Cumberland County Medical Society, Dr. Walsh has served as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President and President of the organization.  He presently serves on the State Health Coordinating Council of North Carolina at the appointment of North Carolina Governor Mike Easley, the Board of Directors of the NC Medical Society Foundation, and the NC Joint Conference on Medical Care.

Dr. Walsh joined the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) in 1983 and the American Medical Association (AMA) in 1986.  Prior to being elected President-Elect of the NCMS in 2003, Dr. Walsh served as a District Councilor on the NCMS Executive Council and as Executive Committee Urban District Representative.  He is past chair of the Office Based Surgery Task Force and the Legislation Committee.  Zane Thomas Walsh, Jr., MD, became the 151st President of the North Carolina Medical Society at the conclusion of the Society’s Annual Meeting in November, 2004.  As president, Dr. Walsh will serve as chief spokesman for the state’s oldest professional organization, which represents nearly 12,000 physicians and physician assistants who are licensed to practice in North Carolina.

Dr. Zane Walsh and his wife, Nanette, reside in Fayetteville with their three children.  In addition to the practice of medicine, Dr. Walsh also enjoys golf, running, and reading.

Kirk DeviereZane T. Walsh, Jr.
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