Dr. Andrea Zimmern, MD

Dr. Andrea Zimmern, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Andrea Zimmern, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from New York Medical College in 2004 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

900 Northern Blvd Ste 100

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

(516) 730-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abscess
very high
more than 89% of peers
Anorectal Abscess
high
more than 86% of peers
Hemorrhoids
high
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zimmern "As a colorectal surgeon I treat any and all diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

30  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Saint Vincent Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zimmern has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zimmern's Reviews

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4.8

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