Dr. Robert Zimmerman, MD

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Dr. Robert Zimmerman, MD

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Dr. Robert Zimmerman is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine where he was selected for membership in the honorary medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He served his medical internship at UCLA's San Fernando Valley Program at the Olive View Medical Center and the VA Sepulveda Medical Center in California. Dr. Zimmerman completed his radiation oncology residency at the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology in Los Angeles. Dr. Zimmerman has done extensive research in cancer treatment, and was the recipient of an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship and a RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. His scientific research work has resulted in numerous publications and presentations pertaining to radiation oncology. Dr. Zimmerman has served as Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology and is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Zimmerman has had extensive experience with HDR implants for GYN cancer and Prostate Brachytherapy with permanent seed implants as well being an early adopter of CT guided IMRT using the Tomotherapy Hi-Art system.Read more

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

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  • Radiation Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy

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Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
  • Internship Hospital
    Ucla's San Fernando Valley Program At The Olive View Medical Center
    Va Sepulveda Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Department Of Radiation Oncology
  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, Los Angeles

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
    • American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship
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  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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Dr. Zimmerman's Care Philosophy

Dr. Robert Zimmerman is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine where he was selected for membership in the honorary medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He served his medical internship at UCLA's San Fernando Valley Program at the Olive View Medical Center and the VA Sepulveda Medical Center in California. Dr. Zimmerman completed his radiation oncology residency at the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology in Los Angeles. Dr. Zimmerman has done extensive research in cancer treatment, and was the recipient of an American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship and a RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award. His scientific research work has resulted in numerous publications and presentations pertaining to radiation oncology. Dr. Zimmerman has served as Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He is a member of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American College of Radiation Oncology and is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Zimmerman has had extensive experience with HDR implants for GYN cancer and Prostate Brachytherapy with permanent seed implants as well being an early adopter of CT guided IMRT using the Tomotherapy Hi-Art system.