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Jennifer Knaak Zimmer, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Zimmer's interests include all adult medicine with special interests in women's health issues and preventive medicine.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - PPO
First Health - First Health PPO
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
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Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
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Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
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Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr, Boston, Ma (2000)
  • Internship: Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Ma (1998)
  • Medical School: University Of Iowa, Iowa City (1997)
  • Education: University Of Iowa (1997)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2000)
  • Internship: Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital (1998)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Jennifer Knaak Zimmer, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(434)
Overall: 4.9*
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Dec 28, 2019
Jennifer was wonderful.
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Dec 27, 2019
Dr Zimmer always takes time to visit about my concerns.
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Dec 27, 2019
always very helpful and good at finding a result for my concerns.
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Dec 26, 2019
Dr Z has been my doctor for at least 10 years - always easy to talk to and takes excellent care of me and my issues.
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Dec 26, 2019
Dr Zimmer is beyond excellent!! Wish all docs had her expertise and compassion!
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Dec 25, 2019
Dr. Zimmer always listens to any concerns I might have and addresses each one. She very carefully analyses my test results and tells me when I need to return for more testing. She is the best and I wouldn't go to anyone else as I trust her 100%.
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Dec 21, 2019
I saw Dr zimmer's PA and she was excellent.
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Dec 20, 2019
happy they were able to work me into her full schedule.
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Dec 19, 2019
great experience and care as usual
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Dec 19, 2019
Dr Zimmer is the best!
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Dec 19, 2019
Been using provider for 15 years- I trust them
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Dec 19, 2019
Dr Zimmer and her staff know what they are doing and they provide their services with a happy attitude.
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Dec 18, 2019
very efficient
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Dec 17, 2019
I felt very comfortable
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Dec 16, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was very easy to talk to and showed concern and care with my reason for visiting. she was thorough, but not overly aggressive.
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Dec 15, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is thorough as always. I can always count on her care and attention.
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Dec 13, 2019
Dr.Zimmer wsd friendly, profressional, and very good. I like her a lot.
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Dec 13, 2019
I have been patient of hers for several years. She is the best and a smart. above all very kind and caring
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr Zimmer very concerned and patient. Listens.
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Dec 12, 2019
I trust Dr. Zimmer.
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Dec 11, 2019
very knowledgeable-very personable and attentive!!!
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Dec 11, 2019
she is excellent
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Dec 7, 2019
very clear with comments and directives
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Dec 5, 2019
friendly and thorough
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Dec 5, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is thorough and I trust her with my care. I also like her a lot as a person.
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Dec 3, 2019
i don't see how Dr zimmer & staff can get any better.
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Dec 3, 2019
was very good!
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Dec 3, 2019
Both Wife & I have been with Dr. Zimmer 10 + years, Excellent Physician & wonderful person. Practice has grown too large. Thus limiting time scheduling & during exams.
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Dec 3, 2019
Dr.Zimmer was very personable and had was great at sharing information on my medical history and prognosis with me.
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Nov 29, 2019
Dr Zimmer was very professional, communicated well and wait time was reasonable.
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Nov 29, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is by far the best provider I've ever had. She's so thorough, understanding, genuine, concerned, personable and extremely capable.
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Nov 27, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was very friendly, thorough, and professional.
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Nov 25, 2019
excellent.
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Nov 21, 2019
this was my first visit and I loved it!
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Nov 21, 2019
she shows lots of care for me
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Nov 21, 2019
My first visit with Dr. Zimmer was a very good one. She is very thorough and easy to talk to.
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Nov 21, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is kind and very thorough. I feel she caress out my well being.
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Nov 18, 2019
I have been her patient for years and do not plan to change. She is interested in me and my good health!
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Nov 17, 2019
Very knowledgeable, listened well and gave clear explanations/directions.
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Nov 16, 2019
This visit was very good. Met doctor for the first time and liked her a lot. I'm very happy I got to have her after the leaving of my former primary care doctor. She's a nice, smart and friendly woman!
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Nov 16, 2019
perfect
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Nov 15, 2019
This was an initial visit with Dr. Zimmerand feel she is an excellent primary care physician. I would highly recommend her.
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Nov 15, 2019
Zimmer is very caring. she discusses everything in detail.
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Nov 14, 2019
She has been my physician for many years and always provides the best of care.
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Nov 14, 2019
Dr Zimmer and everyone in her office are excellent!
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Nov 12, 2019
Dr Zimmer is wonderful. She was thorough & caring.
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Nov 12, 2019
excellent
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Nov 12, 2019
this was my first visit to see Dr. Zimmer and I was extremely pleased with this visit. she took time to listen to my concerns and provided recommendations to improve my health.
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Nov 12, 2019
Dr. Zimmer encourages me to live my best healthy lifestyle. My husband and I are both grateful for the excellent care she provides us. she is always on top of everything.
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Nov 12, 2019
Dr Zimmer is an excellent doctor
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Nov 10, 2019
Dr Zimmer is great - a 10 at least. Problem in getting an appt & the phone system - terrible!
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Nov 9, 2019
my doctor for 20yrs and she is the best!
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Zimmer is very articulate and caring.
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was thorough, attentive, and caring. Great doctor.
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Nov 7, 2019
shows true concern for your health condition works quickly to resolve the problem.
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Nov 5, 2019
fantastic
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Nov 5, 2019
Staff and Doctor are always professional and thorough. I like that the wait time is always small and considerate.
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Oct 30, 2019
I was very pleased with Dr. Zimmer and her staff.
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Oct 29, 2019
excellent dr
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Oct 28, 2019
Dr. Zimmer did a great job.
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Oct 28, 2019
Dr Zimmer is the very best ever
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Oct 26, 2019
Dr Zimmer has always treated me with respect and understanding to every question and problem I ever had.
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Oct 26, 2019
Dr. Zimmer always helps me decide what I need to do.
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Oct 25, 2019
my first appointment with Dr Zimmer was much better than expected
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Oct 24, 2019
Excellent doctor.
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Oct 24, 2019
Dr Zimmer shows a great combination of knowledge, energy and concern in taking care of our family.
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Oct 23, 2019
She made me feel that my heath was important to her. She was very thorough and understanding. I was very comfortable with her plan of action for me.
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Oct 23, 2019
I really appreciated the doctor and her nurses attitude and friendliness.She is an excellent example of a physician we all hope to have treating us.
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Oct 23, 2019
ALWAYS PLEASED. DR ZIMMER IS BOTH PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY. ALWAYS PUTS ME AT EASE.
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Oct 23, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is smart, caring, and always up to date. She is great!
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Oct 22, 2019
great listener and communicator
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Oct 22, 2019
Doctor was very attentive and concerned with my questions and offered sound advise regarding my treatment plan going forward.
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Oct 21, 2019
all was very good
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Oct 19, 2019
very professional, caring provider. she listens to everything I say. am pleased with my care.
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Oct 19, 2019
I feel that Dr. Zimmer listens to my concerns, explains everything in detail to me regarding my health issues and her recommendations for my care treatment, and I never feel that she is rushing through our appointments. She has a great "team" and I feel very comfortable with everyone that I see at my visits. I feel very confident in all of her decisions regarding my health care.
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Oct 18, 2019
the best
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Oct 16, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is above all patient-oriented and friendly. Efficient, thorough. Good listener.
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Oct 15, 2019
Dr. Zimmer and her nurse are the best!!!
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Oct 14, 2019
They are always courteous and caring. very responsive on visits, phone calls and portal messages.
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Oct 11, 2019
Very easy to talk with and interested in my questions
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Oct 9, 2019
I felt that Dr. Zimmer was very thorough and took the time to answer all of my questions.
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Oct 9, 2019
I seriously left there feeling like I was cared for. concerned about what I was concerned about . it was refreshing.
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Oct 8, 2019
my first time to see Dr. Zimmer. She was lovely and very smart. I felt a little rushed
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Oct 8, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is excellent physician. I am very happy to her patient.
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Oct 7, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is friendly, informative and took enough time to cover all aspects of health.
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Oct 5, 2019
She listens to what's i have to say. She is very thorough in explanation of issue and how to treat and why.
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Oct 2, 2019
very caring and knowledgeable
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Oct 2, 2019
a wonderful experience
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Sep 30, 2019
I am very impressed with Dr. Zimmer.
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Sep 30, 2019
was very pleasant. very professional and thorough
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Sep 30, 2019
first doctor that have ever been that show she actually care about you
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Sep 30, 2019
I appreciate Dr.Zimmers knowledge and her helping me with questions about my health. as a new patient, I already feel confident that she an excellent person to rely on for my primary care.
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Sep 30, 2019
she listens!
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Sep 21, 2019
She listened to my concerns and explained the reasons with confidence.
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Sep 20, 2019
best physician I have ever seendiscussed all issues of my healthleft feeling very confident in my care
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Sep 20, 2019
caring, responsive. I believe I'm getting good care from a doctor who knows me & is attentive to my needs & wants.
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Sep 20, 2019
Wonderful experience! First time to see this doctor and better than I had hoped for!
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Sep 18, 2019
the best
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Sep 17, 2019
Wonderful, Caring Doctor, VERY Happy!
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Sep 15, 2019
Awesome just like always
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Sep 14, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is wonderful!
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Sep 13, 2019
I am most appreciative to have Dr. Zimmer as my primary care provider.
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Sep 12, 2019
dr Zimmer and her assistant are friendly. remember me and my medical issues and professional
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Sep 9, 2019
always considerate, thorough and empathetic.
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Sep 9, 2019
l love my doctor! The staff is always very helpful and professional!
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Sep 8, 2019
Zimmer is my favorite physician since I have participated in the Baylor Health Care System!
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Sep 7, 2019
total satisfaction
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Sep 6, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is a very good listener, and asked good questions in order to fully understand my medical background and current issues.
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Sep 6, 2019
very thorough
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Sep 6, 2019
The doctor and her nurse are excellent! They are aware of my situation and most helpful and caring.
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Sep 2, 2019
Dr Zimmer was exceptionally efficient and thorough and exhibited every possible trait of a truly accomplished professional.
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Sep 2, 2019
Dr Zimmer goes above and beyond to be available for her patients. answering questions late at night and weekends.
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Sep 1, 2019
Doctor Zimmer is great! I've been a patient for about 12 years. She is very thorough and very smart.
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Aug 31, 2019
professional, efficient, listened to me
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Aug 29, 2019
Great experience and excited to continue visiting this new provider and medical group on my health journey.
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Aug 27, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is the best!!
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Aug 23, 2019
Excellent in all areas!
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Aug 21, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is very competent and I have complete trust in her.
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Aug 20, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was thorough and caring. Experience could not have been any better.
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Aug 16, 2019
Friendly, articulate, astute ..... balanced and professional too.
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Aug 15, 2019
love dr zimmer.
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Aug 15, 2019
Very caring very concerned
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Aug 14, 2019
She cares enough to go the extra mile to find out what the diagnosis is.
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Aug 13, 2019
Takes time and goes over everything, through, shows she cares about my health.
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Aug 12, 2019
Dr. Zimmer has cared for me & my wife for over 10 yrs and is an outstanding physician & individual.
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Aug 11, 2019
Dr. Zimmer and staff are kind, compassionate and professional while providing high quality service.
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Aug 9, 2019
dr Zimmer always very thorough i
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Aug 9, 2019
I finally feel like I'm in very good care !!!
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Aug 9, 2019
Professional, yet friendly demeanor. Asked several questions before making a diagnosis, resulting in confidence that the right diagnosis was made.
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Aug 8, 2019
Loved Dr. Zimmer
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Aug 7, 2019
Dr Zimmer should be rated A+
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Aug 7, 2019
have been seeing Dr. Jennifer for a long time, now. she has been wonderful to my husband and his 2 brothers and myself.
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Aug 3, 2019
she has always answered my questions when I ask
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Aug 1, 2019
Great!
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Aug 1, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Zimmer is an outstanding physician. She & all of her staff show TLC to me every time I am there.
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Jul 31, 2019
Dr. Zimmer has always provided the best of care for both myself and my husband.
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Jul 27, 2019
I have seeing Dr. Zimmer for many years and have never had an issue. She is a great, caring Dr.
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Jul 25, 2019
personable, caring, interested and efficient
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Jul 25, 2019
Dr. Zimmer has been my PCP for more than 15 years. She always listens to my concerns and takes action if necessary.
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Jul 25, 2019
I have been with Dr. Zimmer a long time. She always is very helpful to me.
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Jul 24, 2019
I love Dr. Zimmer and I appreciate the rapport we have built.
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Jul 24, 2019
Excellent!!
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Jul 23, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was very attentive and thorough. This was my first visit and she seemed highly skilled in her profession.
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Jul 23, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Zimmer and her staff are the best in every respect!
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Jul 22, 2019
Dr Zimmer is very thorough and interested in giving the best service she can.
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