Dr. Amy Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Amy Zimmerman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
53 y/o

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Dr. Amy Zimmerman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rosedale, MD and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

Katzen Medical Associates

7106 Ridge Rd Ste 130

Rosedale, MD 21237
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

Learn about Dr. Zimmerman

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zimmerman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 85% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 69% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Zimmerman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Zimmerman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zimmerman "A third generation ophthalmologist, Dr. Amy Zimmerman brings more than 23 years of eye-care experience to the practice. Dr. Zimmerman spent her undergraduate years at The Johns Hopkins University, and graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC). She then went on to complete her ophthalmology residency at the University of Maryland Medical System and Shock Trauma, where she served as Chief Resident from 1993 to 1994. Dr. Zimmerman currently heads the ophthalmology rotation for the Franklin Square Family Medicine Residents, and serves as ophthalmology consult to Medstar Franklin Square Hospital Center. She current serves on the Ophthalmology Council for Medstar. She also consults at Genesis Eldercare Franklin Woods Nursing Home. Each year, Dr. Zimmerman gives the ophthalmology lectures to the first year Physician Assistant students at Community College Baltimore County, Essex, and has both PA students and PA’s from the hospital shadowing her in the office to learn physical exam skills. Throughout the years, Dr. Zimmerman’s work has appeared in the American Journal of Ophthalmology. A Baltimore magazine Top Doc (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) in ophthalmology, Dr. Zimmerman resides in Crownsville, Maryland, just outside Annapolis with her husband and two young boys."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

12  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

1 Sanction
  • Other (11/15/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Maryland
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Johns Hopkin U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zimmerman has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zimmerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zimmerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmerman to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zimmerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She is the best would highly recommend her very professional take her time with you and listen to all your concerns I give her a 5 star are more.so I am please with the care she gives and she do not rush thru the exams.
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She is very knowledgeable, good patient interaction, explains disease process and treatment options. Shows genuine concern for her patients and follows up with them.
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