Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD

Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
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Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Willoughby, OH and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

5105 Som Center Rd Ste 102

Willoughby, OH 44094

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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Dr. Zimmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Elbow Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zimmer treats Elbow Injuries more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zimmer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zimmer treats Shoulder Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zimmer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zimmer treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Zimmer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Zimmer's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Heel Spur
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Willoughby, OH and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Shands Hosp at The University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2003
    Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1998
    Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Zimmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zimmer

4.5

Based on 83 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
10.843373493975903%
(9)

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Dr Zimmer and his staff were wonderful to work with regarding my shoulder surgery. I torn my shoulder and bicep. Dr. Zimmer sewed me back together! I highly recommend him. He also recommended me to Dr Chase majewski and Dr Heidi Thomas of Nova Care in Chardon for recovery. An awesome team. I head...Read More
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I recently had a second surgery with Dr Zimmer and could not be happier. 3 years ago I had fractured my radius and he fixed it with a plate and 12 screws. I was back to work less than 2 wks later and have had absolutely no problem with it! In August I had to have rotator cuff and labrum repaired....Read More
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Dr Zimmer saw me for an elbow fracture; referred by Dr. Gobezie. Diagnosed as a "near-Monteggia" fracture. Surgery to put a plate with several screws was the result. I was in a removable splint within a week. Followed his direction closely and used their occupational therapy service. He was...Read More
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Dr. Zimmer is one of the most caring doctors you will ever meet. Not to mention good looking. I had carpal tunnel surgery 5/18/2018 I seen him today for stitches removal 5/30/2018 everything is looking good, I'm on my way to recovery. Also his team he has are so pleasant.
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I have been dealing with a broken scaphoid for almost 10 weeks now and casted since January. I had gone to Dr. Zimmer today because I had heard he’s an amazing hand surgeon and from what I experienced and today-i agree! Dr. Zimmer within one short but very informative and comfortable appointment...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Hillcrest Hospital

Mayfield Heights, OH