Zakiya J. Wynn, MDPhysician
“Create a partnership with her patients with the goal of optimizing brain health through education, lifestyle change and appropriate medications.”
Areas of Expertise
- Dementia & Alzheimer’s
- Cognitive Impairment
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
University of California – Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Prince George’s Hospital Center
Howard University School of Medicine
Hospitals Affiliated With
Howard University Hospital
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
• “Effects of Helicobacter pylori on proliferation of gastric epithelial cells in vitro.” Smoot, D. T., Wynn, Z., Elliott, T. B., Allen, C. R., Mekasha, G., Naab, T., Ashktorab, H.
• “A rare case of subependymoma with an atypical presentation: a case report.” Kurukumbi, M., Muley, A., Ramidi, G., Wynn, Z., Trouth, A. J.
• “Cholinesterase inhibitor therapies and neuropsychiatric manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease.” Wynn, Z. J., Cummings, J. L.
During her spare time, Dr. Wynn enjoys painting and ballroom dancing.
Dr. Zakiya J. Wynn is originally from Washington, DC and attended Hampton University where she studied Chemistry. She earned her medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine in 1998. Dr. Wynn completed her neurology residency at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and continued her training with a fellowship in behavioral neurology and dementia at the University of California-Los Angeles.
Dr. Wynn has also served as an assistant professor at the Howard University School of Medicine and the director of the memory disorders clinic at the Howard University Hospital. She later joined an innovative specialty clinic specifically geared to improving cognitive impairment due to multiple causes like vascular disease, sleep disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and dementia.
In addition to cognitive impairment, Dr. Wynn has treated patients with general neurology conditions such as migraines, Parkinson’s disease, and neuropathy.
Dr. Wynn’s clinical philosophy is to create a partnership with her patients with the goal of optimizing brain health through education, lifestyle change and appropriate medications.