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Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.5 (99)
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD

Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Mentor, OH. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Lake Health Beachwood Medical Center, TriPoint Medical Center, UH Geauga Medical Center and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.

Dr. Zimmer works at Ohio Hand Center in Mentor, OH with other offices in Beachwood, OH and Concord Township, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist, Osteoarthritis of Hands and Osteoarthritis of Shoulder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Zimmer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mentor Office
    9000 Mentor Ave Ste 107, Mentor, OH 44060 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (844) 542-6363
  2. 2
    Ohio Hand to Shoulder Center Beachwood
    25501 Chagrin Blvd # 200, Beachwood, OH 44122 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (844) 542-6363
  3. 3
    Ohio Hand to Shoulder Center Concord
    7590 Auburn Rd # 214, Concord Township, OH 44077 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (844) 542-6363

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Lake Health Beachwood Medical Center
  • TriPoint Medical Center
  • UH Geauga Medical Center
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

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    Jan 09, 2022
    Great outcome from carpal tunnel release. Great doctor. Funny and pleasant.
    Karen Wiley — Jan 09, 2022
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    About Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1588641708
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Shands Hosp at The University of Florida
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Mount Carmel Regional Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Zimmer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Zimmer has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Zimmer has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist, Osteoarthritis of Hands and Osteoarthritis of Shoulder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Zimmer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    99 patients have reviewed Dr. Zimmer. 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. Zimmer.

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