Dr. Barry M. Schimmer, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 69

822 Pine St Suite 3A
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Dr. Schimmer's Experience

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schimmer

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Pennsylvania Rheumatology Association
Pennsylvania Rheumatology Association
822 Pine St Suite 3A
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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    Dr. Schimmer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 1973
    • Rheumatology, 1976
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
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    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Schimmer

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    University Penn Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    University Penn Hospital
    Complete in 1973

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mass Genl Hospital
    Complete in 1975
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Schimmer & Staff

    • English
    • Russian
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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Schimmer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schimmer to family and friends

    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Schimmer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 9 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Schimmer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Schimmer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Pennsylvania Rheumatology Association
    822 Pine St Suite 3A
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 829-5358 (Office)
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