Zinaida Talijan, MD
- Family medicine
Not accepting new patients in this area.
- Preventive Health Services
- Bone densitometry
- International Health
- Adolescent Health
- Virtual visits
My practice is closed to new adult patients, but my practice is open to new pediatric patients, zero to 18 years of age.
I am a board-certified physician specializing in family medicine. My professional interests include bone densitometry, international health, preventive health and adolescent health. I offer face-to-face virtual visits for a variety of health services and conditions.
Home country: Yugoslavia
Best part of my work: The satisfaction of helping someone through a difficult illness and the honor of being trusted to provide advice.
Why I became a physician: A desire to help others and to always be challenged.
What I tell my friends and family: It is great to be healthy. When you are healthy, you are happy. Keep working on it: eat healthy, sleep well, exercise, get immunized. Get screened to stay healthy.
How I spend my free time: Reading, cooking, traveling, and Facetiming with my sister (she lives in Sweden).
What patients say about me: Professional and friendly.
Favorite health tip: It is never too late to begin a healthy lifestyle. According to some experts, breaking bad health habits can significantly reduce your risks of cancer (60%), heart attacks (80%) and other diseases.
Practice philosophy: I believe that the cornerstone of good medicine is a trustworthy doctor-patient relationship. My goal is to provide the best possible care to all my patients.
Resident teacher award, 2005
- Family medicine
- University of Tuzla Faculty of Medicine
- American Academy of Family Practice
- International Society for Clinical Densitometry
- Regions Hospital
Years of experience
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Major health plans we participate in
- Allina Health | Aetna
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Other health plans we participate in
- America's PPO
- First Health/Coventry
- Hennepin Health (formerly Metropolitan Health Plan)
- South Country Health Alliance
- United Behavioral Health
- Wisconsin Physician Services (WPS)