Dr. Barry Schimmer, MD

Dr. Barry Schimmer, MD

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Age 73
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Dr. Barry Schimmer, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1970 and specializes in rheumatology.

822 Pine St Ste 3A

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Schimmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schimmer treats Arthritis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Schimmer treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schimmer treats Bone Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Schimmer treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schimmer treats Osteoporosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Schimmer treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Schimmer's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Kawasaki Disease
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Barry Schimmer, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1970 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1975
    Mass Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1975
  • 1973
    University Penn Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1973
  • 1971
    University Penn Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1971
  • 1970
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School
    1970

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Schimmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schimmer

4.7

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
85.71428571428571%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
0%
(0)

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He hears what you say - compassionate - does not rush you out for next patient.
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Aetna
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO