Dr. Joshua Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Joshua Zimmerman, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
(28)

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Dr. Joshua Zimmerman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Edison, NJ and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Orthopedic Associates of Central Jersey, PA

205 May St Ste 202

Edison, NJ 08837
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Meritain Health
  • QualCare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Rotator Cuff Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% 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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

21  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture

21  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fitzsimons Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmerman to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Zimmerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Zimmerman is one of the best doctors that helped me with both of my shoulders I would highly recommend him. He is is kind & goes over everything with you . I am thankful to have him for my doctor He is great The staff is also great
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Although I did have to wait over thirty minutes to be seen, I soon saw why when I was in the room with Dr. Zimmerman. He took time to explain my condition. Listened patiently to my concerns and answered all my questions. It was a great experience. He gave me all my options and told me the pros...more
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they would not treat a patiet if this patient was treated before by other doctor. I lost my doctor because of insurance change and these doctors refused to see me because I have seen another doctor. What kind of doctor is this? Aren’t they supposed to help patient in need ?! So cinycal and...more
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Dr Zimmerman was on call for his practice and responded to the ER on a Sunday evening based on a call to his office. My elderly mom was in a great deal of pain and Dr Zimmerman was extremely caring, helpful and professional in helping to alleviate her discomfort. He fully explained her diagnosis...more
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Went to see Dr. Zimmerman about severe pain in my arm, shoulder and neck, arm keeps going numb (pins & needles) takes Xrays, sends me for MRI, week and a half to get another appt , spends less than 4 mins with me just to tell me I now have to go see 2 other Doctors mean while, I'm still in pain,...more
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