Dr. John Zimmerman, MD

Dr. John Zimmerman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. John Zimmerman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Traverse City, MI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1221 6th St Ste 100

Traverse City, MI 49684

Contact Information

(231) 392-0640

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

44  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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15  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

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Dr. Zimmerman's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmerman to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have 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)

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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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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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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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