Dr. Denniz Zolnoun joined Manatee Gynecology in 2017. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Illinois, she completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology training at Rochester General Hospital. She furthered her training in advanced gynecological laparoscopy and pelvic pain as she earned her master’s degree in public health.

She comes to us from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has been an associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for 16 years and served as director of the pelvic pain research unit. She holds positions as adjunct faculty in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Endodontics/ Center for Pain Research and Innovation at UNC.

She has over 100 peer reviewed articles in professional journals, poster, and oral presentations as well as book chapters. She has written over 10 grants and is currently working on a grant that is funding the identification and assessment of mechanisms driving the pain processes inherent in vulvodynia. She currently also serves on the North Carolina Medical Board as an Expert External Reviewer.

Dr. Zolnoun’s areas of interest is gynecological pelvic pain which includes chronic pelvic pain, painful intercourse, vulvo-vaginal pain, bladder, and bowel pain. Her reputation for expert, passionate care attracts women from all over the United States and the world. She has spent her life’s work
standardizing the evaluation of pain and separating the specific causes of pain.

She is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the International Pelvic Pain Society, the American Pain Society, the International Association for the Study of Pain, and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics, and the American Medical Association.