Dr. James J. Zimmerman, MD

Dr. James J. Zimmerman, MD

General Surgery | Male | 68 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      4.6 based on 10 responses
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      Experience with Dr. Zimmerman
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Zimmerman's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (9)
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Interventional Radiology
      • Vascular Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Vascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Heart Disease
      • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
      • Heart Surgery
      • Laparotomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Peripheral Artery Bypass
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Procedure
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
      • Venous Sclerotherapy

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1975

      • Residency Hospital
        Loyola Med Center

        Completed in 1979

        Saint Francis Hospital

        Completed in 1978

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Sequoia Hospital

        Completed in 1980

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Zimmerman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in Vascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Zimmerman's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Zimmerman

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Zimmerman's Care Philosophy

      Board Certified Vascular Surgery