Dr. Barklie Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Barklie Zimmerman, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Barklie Zimmerman, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Med College Virginia in 1980 and specializes in vascular surgery, general surgery, and more.

7611 Forest Ave Ste 300

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 968-4435

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
more than 87% of peers
Carotid Ultrasound
more than 86% 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.

3  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Colon Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Visceral Aneurysm


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42  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Med College Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Harvard Ne Deaconess
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 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 (3)

Dr. Zimmerman was called in to stop an artery from bleeding. I watched on the echo screen as he injected a clotting substance into a curled up tiny, damaged artery. Saved my life in a matter of seconds. He later paid me a totally unnecessary visit in IVCU, just to see if I was ok. I'd say...more
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Dr. Zimmerman is a caring, empathetic physician who considers the patient's well being tantamount to his surgical practice. He is a skillful surgeon with an impeccable bedside manner. I had a surgical procedure with Dr. Zimmerman and my experience was an excellent outcome. Dr. Zimmerman followed...more
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He left me with infections that left me mangled and deformed, three surgreies to correct his mess. PLease, for your own good, look for another surgeon. I wish someone had told me before I trusted him.
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