Dr. John Zimmerman, MD

Dr. John Zimmerman, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Zimmerman, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Traverse City, MI. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

1221 6th St Ste 100

Traverse City, MI 49684

Contact Information

(231) 392-0640

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Ucla-U Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zimmerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Zimmerman does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Zimmerman and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Zimmerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmerman to family and friends
2.7
based on 23 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Zimmerman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Traverse City, MI |
If you expect professional, courteous, compassionate care from a physician, avoid Dr. Zimmerman. He was arrogant and dismissive towards the continuous and ongoing back pain I have experience for years.
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in Harrisville, MI |
Before coming to see Dr. Z I had two people tell me they didn't like him because he wouldn't do surgery on them. But I saw that as a good sign, and proceeded to visit Dr. Z. I was very impressed with Dr. Z's professionalism, and his compassion. He is a quiet man but very thoughtful and kind He...more
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in Commerce City, CO |
I flew from Denver, Colorado to see Dr. Zimmerman in Traverse City. I can say I would recommend him to everyone. He is an EXCELLENT Physician.
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Dr. Zimmerman accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Zimmerman has admitting privileges

West Shore Medical Center
1465 East Parkdale Avenue
Manistee, MI 49660
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