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Dr. Richard Zimlich, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.5 (39)
Map Pin Small Summerville, SC
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Richard Zimlich, MD

Dr. Richard Zimlich, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Summerville, SC. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 32 years of experience. They graduated from University of Louisville - Louisville KY and is affiliated with Trident Medical Center and Trident Health System-Summerville Medical Center. Dr. Zimlich, completed a residency at Medical University of South Carolina. Patients rated Dr. Zimlich an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Zimlich works at Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Summerville, SC with other offices in North Charleston, SC and Charleston, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Miner's Knee and Osteoarthritis of Knee along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Zimlich's Office Locations

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    Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    93 Springview Ln Unit B, Summerville, SC 29485 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (854) 241-8367
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    Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    130 E 3RD NORTH ST, Summerville, SC 29483 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (704) 931-1219
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    Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    2880 Tricom St, North Charleston, SC 29406 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals and have not paid a fee to participate. They are credentialed to perform the service you have requested, have completed an information form, and are accepting new patients. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital's primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (704) 912-4386
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
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    Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    1951 Clements Ferry Rd Ste 100, Charleston, SC 29492 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals and have not paid a fee to participate. They are credentialed to perform the service you have requested, have completed an information form, and are accepting new patients. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital's primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (704) 912-4796
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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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.
Joint Pain
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Baker’s Cyst
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Meniscus Tear
Bursitis
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Osteoarthritis
Steroid Injection
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Bursitis of Hip
Chondromalacia
Difficulty With Walking
Herniated Disc
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellar Chondromalacia
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Arthrocentesis
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Replacement
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disorders
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Fractured Lower Leg
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Humerus Fracture
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Sprain
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
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myelopathy
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Orthopedic Trauma
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica
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Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Osteophyte
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Excision of Femur or Knee
Hip Dislocation
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement Revision
Partial Knee Replacement
Shoulder Replacement Revision
Spinal Nerve Block
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • ChoiceCare Network
    • Cigna
    • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    • First Choice Health
    • Health Net
    • Humana
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
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    Based on 39 ratings
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    About Dr. Richard Zimlich, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1083644355
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Charlotte Orthopedic Specialists (reconst. surgery joint replacement) - Charlotte NC
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency
    Internship
    • Medical University of South Carolina
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Louisville - Louisville KY
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Trident Medical Center
    • Trident Health System-Summerville Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Zimlich has seen patients for Joint Pain, Miner's Knee and Osteoarthritis of Knee, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zimlich on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    39 patients have reviewed Dr. Zimlich. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Zimlich.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Zimlich, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Zimlich 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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