Department of Neurology

Rabia Zubair, M.D.

Assistant ProfessorRabia Zubair, M.D.

Dr. Zubair is a Neurohospitalist who has an interest in neurological care in the hospital setting, including acute management of strokes, seizures, and neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Zubair is also residency trained and certified in Family medicine and previously worked as a hospitalist before joining The University of Toledo.  


Assistant Professor of Neurology UTMC, Toledo, OH
Neurohospitalist, 08/2021 - present

Special Interests

General Neurology


King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan
Neurology, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo, OH
Family Medicine, St. Vincent Mercy medical Center, Toledo, OH


American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2021
American Board of Family Medicne, 2015

Awards and Honors

Best Resident Award, 2021
Academic Excellence Award, 2021
Chief Resident Neurology, 2018-2021
Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship for securing 2nd position among 50,000 students in Secondary School Certificate Examination of Faisalabad Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, 2000
Ranked among top ten percentile for Kind Edward Medical University Graduates, 2007

Professional Societies

American Academy of Family Physician (AAFP), 2012
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), 2007

Research and Publications

Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus J Pak Assoc Dermatol (2010)
Front. Neurol., 25 February 2021 Sec. Endovascular and Interventional Neruology Volume 12-2021 |
Edited by: Osama O. Zaidat, Northeast Ohio Medical University, united States
Reviewed by: Rabia Zubair, St. Vincent Mercy medical Center, United States Jong-won Chung, Sungkyunkwan University School of medicin, South Korea Luis Antonio Sanchez Iglesias, Neurosciences Institute, United States

Abstracts and Posters

Saleem S, Asghar F, Pervez H, Williams VR, Saour B, Delcimmuto N, Zubair R, Sheikh A, Ali I, "Comparison of Antiseizure Medication as Monotherapy in Focal vs Generalized Epilepsy", 76th Annual meeting of American Epilepsy Society, Nashville, TN, Dec. 2-6, 2022.

Mahfooz N, Asghar F, James E, Pervez H, Saleem S, Zubair R, Saour B, Zhang A, Ali I, Sheikh A, "Intractable Epilepsy - Treatment and Outcomes", 76th Annual Meeting of American Epilepsy Society, Nashville, TN, December 2-6, 2022.

People with Epilepsy (PWE) and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)/Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), April 2024

Book Chapters

Contributor in "The little black book of neurology" book, 6th Edition.

Last Updated: 2/16/24