Dr. Richard Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Richard Zimmerman, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Zimmerman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5779 E Mayo Blvd

Phoenix, AZ 85054

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
high
more than 86% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 81% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 78% 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

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Barrow Neur Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmerman to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Zimmerman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Tucson, AZ
Nothing I can say will do justice. How do you complement the man who saved my life?
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in Gilbert, AZ
Dr Richard Scott Zimmerman is literally a miracle brain surgeon. He took on my cause, which was so complicate-and took it on with such ease and faith. He not only was so logical, full of endless info-but he also had such humor!!! And I loved that!! I was fearless of all 3 brain resections. And the...more
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