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Dr. Christian Zimmerman, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.1 (67)
Map Pin Small Boise, ID
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christian Zimmerman, MD

Dr. Christian Zimmerman, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Boise, ID. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Maryland School of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario, Blue Mountain Hospital, North Canyon Medical Center, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. Dr. Zimmerman, completed a residency at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Zimmerman an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Zimmerman works at Practice in Boise, ID. They frequently treat conditions like Intervertebral Disc Disease and Herniated Disc along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Zimmerman's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Michael J Coughlin MD PA
    901 N Curtis Rd Ste 503, Boise, ID 83706 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (208) 367-4000
  2. 2
    Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
    1055 N Curtis Rd, Boise, ID 83706 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (208) 367-2121
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario
  • Blue Mountain Hospital
  • North Canyon Medical Center
  • Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa
  • Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Herniated Disc
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Fusion
Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Brain Abscess
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Compressed Spinal Cord
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Brain Surgery
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Nerve Release
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Puncture Aspiration
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    • Blue Cross of Idaho
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    4.1
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    3 Star
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    About Dr. Christian Zimmerman, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1407874068
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Barrow Neur Inst
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University MD Hosp-Prince George's Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Christian Zimmerman, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Zimmerman is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Zimmerman has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Zimmerman has seen patients for Intervertebral Disc Disease and Herniated Disc, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zimmerman on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    67 patients have reviewed Dr. Zimmerman. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Zimmerman.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Zimmerman, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Zimmerman appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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