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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, Geriatrics
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 - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
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 PPO
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - PPO
First Health - First Health PPO
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
Accepts New Patients
Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
Accepts New Patients
Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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)
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(399)
Overall: 4.9*
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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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Jul 21, 2019
I've been seeing Dr Zimmer since she started and I wouldn't go to anyone else
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Jul 18, 2019
Dr. Zimmet was very patient. She explained exactly was was needed.
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Jul 18, 2019
very caring. very thorough. very knowledgeable.
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Jul 17, 2019
Dr. Zimmer and nurse John Are so caring and so knowledgeable. I trust them completely and I would never go to another doctor.
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Jul 17, 2019
good
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Jul 17, 2019
Dr Zimmer is excellent! she listens and will send as much time as needed to answer questions. I wish she was taking new patients because I have a lot of friends who would like to see her
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Jul 12, 2019
Great bedside manner & attention to detail. Awesome care, attention ; follow up
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Jul 11, 2019
smart, compassionate and knows her business!
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Jul 11, 2019
Excellent as always!
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Jul 11, 2019
I LOVE Dr. Zimmer!! She is intelligent and kind and always takes the time to talk me through whatever is going on. She is absolutely the best care provider I have ever had!
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Jul 11, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is excellent!!
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Jul 11, 2019
Great experience
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Jul 9, 2019
Dr. Zimmer & John gave me the best care I think I've ever had. I feel so lucky to have found them to be my Primary Care Physician & Nurse
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Jul 9, 2019
I had no wait time what so ever.
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Jul 9, 2019
long-time relationship that is indeed appreciated
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Jul 8, 2019
Dr Zimmer is a professional who has her patients interest at heart. highly recommend her to others
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Jul 4, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is an excellent doctor. She demonstrates a real interest in her patients and their well being. She provides you with all of the relevant information so that you can make an informed decision about your medical care and respects the decisions that you make.
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Jul 4, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is very caring and never makes me feel rushed. She listens well.
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Jul 1, 2019
Dr. Zimmer listens and takes the time to explain things to you. I always feel that she has my best interests in mind when I have an appointment with her.
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Jun 30, 2019
Great physician!
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Jun 28, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is great. Very thorough and never seems to be too busy to listen and answer questions.
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Jun 27, 2019
been a patient of Dr Zimmer for many years and trust her with my care.
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Jun 26, 2019
I've been a patient of Dr. Zimmers for years and she is very thorough and compassionate and knowledgeable and puts you at ease, and she listens!
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Jun 26, 2019
I am confident with the care I recieved from my provider Dr. Zimmer. She doesn't waste any time but is very efficient so that you don't feel rushed.
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Jun 25, 2019
always listen
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Jun 24, 2019
Dr Zimmer is always caring, thorough and extremely knowledgeable. I value her opinion
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Jun 24, 2019
I appreciated and was very impressed with Dr. Zimmer's interaction and communication with me as a new patient.
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Jun 24, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is a compassionate and caring physician and she is very supportive in addressing my needs.
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Jun 24, 2019
Dr Zimmer is always through and thoughtful.
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Jun 24, 2019
li love Dr. Zimmer's care for me.She is very thorough and makes sure your concerns are investigated.
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Jun 22, 2019
I love my doctor and I love Baylor.
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Jun 17, 2019
love dr Zimmer and her staff
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Jun 14, 2019
Dr. Zimmer has been my doctor for over 20 years and I have always been treated like I was the most important patient she has. I would recommend her to anyone. In fact most of my family goes to her.
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Jun 13, 2019
I love her care, concern, and how she addresses all issues.
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Jun 11, 2019
I have been Dr. Zimmer's patient for many years and she is a vey caring doctor - asks many questions, etc.
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Jun 10, 2019
Jennifer is knowledgeable, direct and personable. Her conservative approach to my care is very much appreciated.
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Jun 6, 2019
she is very caring, willing to listen as well as knowledgeable
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Jun 3, 2019
Both PA, John and Dr. Zimmer are CARE PROVIDERS. The right amount of care and time are provided and both are thorough.
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Jun 2, 2019
professional, caring, respectful listens with out bias or prejudices
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Jun 2, 2019
Dr Zimmer is fantastic! always feel comfortable with her.
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May 30, 2019
excellent
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May 28, 2019
Dr Zimmer has been my care provider for over 15 years and is the best, she is now the care provider for my daughter and husband as well. She cares about her patients and always takes the time needed to answer questions and explain things in ways I can understand.
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May 28, 2019
WE love Dr. Zimmer she is the last of the great doctors that care for her patients.
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May 27, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is kind, professional, and very knowledgeable. I drive from Flower Mound to see her, since I respect her and trust her.
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May 25, 2019
great
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May 23, 2019
I always have great experience when I visit my doctor. She is the best.
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May 22, 2019
very good
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May 22, 2019
Dr Zimmer and John are great! I love that they have early hours for appointments to accommodate people who work. They are always prepared by reviewing charts in advance and are responsive to messages sent in the My BSW app.
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May 20, 2019
Dr Jennifer Zimmer is a wonderful, knowledgeable and caring doctor!!! I now drive from Grand Prairie to continue care with her and her Care Team. Dr. Zimmer is the best!!
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May 20, 2019
Dr. Zimmer has been my physician for over 10 years......I recommend her all the time and always try and make sure I can get in to her. She is very responsive, helpful and seems genuinely concerned about my health and well-being.
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May 19, 2019
dr Zimmer is thorough and attentive, yet efficient. I appreciate her concern and quick communication of test results. Her PA was wonderful and entire staff is always friendly.
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May 17, 2019
I feel very confident in the care that I receive
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May 15, 2019
excellent
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May 14, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was very thorough, knowledgeable and friendly. She went over my health history and phoned a question about a previous illness to make sure she understood exactly what happened. I was more than happy with my appointment with Dr. Zimmer and her assistant. Thank you for asking.
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May 12, 2019
I am very glad to be a patient of Dr. Zimmer. She is kind, caring, thorough, conscientious, an excellent communicator and extremely sharp. She the best doctor I've ever had.
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May 11, 2019
She is always attentive and takes into consideration the patients personal views and decisions about treatment.
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May 10, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is great. She always listens to you and provides the best possible medical care.
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May 9, 2019
Excellent!
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May 9, 2019
Physician and nurse assistant were welcoming, kind, thoughtful, professional, excellent listeners, reassuring and knowledgeable.
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May 8, 2019
Care is always excellent by the entire team.
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May 8, 2019
Dr Zimmer is the best!
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May 8, 2019
Dr Zimmer is outstanding and I enjoy my appointments with her. Her efforts to provide comprehensive care never stop.
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May 3, 2019
I love how she has become open to collaborative work with alternative medicine providers rather than dismissing their benefits.Dr Z is great at including the patient's opinions, needs and questions into the conversation.
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May 2, 2019
Dr. Zimmer rocks!
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May 1, 2019
I have been a patient of Dr. Zimmer's for years. I live in Coppell and work in Colleyville. though the drive is very inconvenient, it is well worth it to have her as my doctor. she is amazing! I have several medical problems and stay in touch with her often. she has made a world of difference in the knowledge I have learned about my diagnoses and steps to take. my daughter sees Dr. Zimmer as well.
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Apr 29, 2019
Dr Zimmer never makes me feel rushed. I have total confidence in her.
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Apr 29, 2019
My visit was a very positive experience.... loved the way Dr. Jennifer Zimmer took the time to explain in detail everything pertaining to my health and prescribed treatment. She is the best!!!
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Apr 25, 2019
Dr Zimmer is the best! she takes her time, answer all your questions, listens to your concerns, she has the knowledge and I trust her ! I recommended her to all my friends!
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Apr 25, 2019
Extremely professional and thorough
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Apr 25, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is one of the best doctors I have had.
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Apr 23, 2019
my experience has always been that Dr Zimmer truly has my best interests for my health.
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Apr 23, 2019
always taken care of by Dr Zimmer
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Apr 23, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is an excellent doctor. I recommend her to others.
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Apr 23, 2019
very caring and personable
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Apr 22, 2019
Dr Zimmer is absolutely wonderful and her Nurse
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Apr 22, 2019
Dr Zimmer is always kind, respectful, interested in my issues no matter how silly they may sound. She seems to care about my questions and would spend as much time as needed to take care of me. She never seems rushed even though I am sure she is.
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Apr 20, 2019
I really wish that they would wash their hands when entering the room
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Apr 19, 2019
Everything went very smoothly!
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Apr 19, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is great and stays on top of issues. Very good at follow up.
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Apr 19, 2019
I am a liver transplant patient with a difficult medical history and Dr. Zimmer has been right on target with all of her diagnosis. She is incredibly caring and compassionate. Even called me at home to check on me. One of the best doctors that has ever treated me.
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Apr 17, 2019
caring and thorough related to past concerns and future treatments
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Apr 17, 2019
Dr. Zimmer is friendly and very interested in my care. She had good suggestions and ideas.
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Apr 16, 2019
she listened and asked question, which is great from someone who moved from another state
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Apr 13, 2019
She is somewhat over cautious.
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Apr 12, 2019
Jennifer Zimmer is simply the best in every catagory
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Apr 12, 2019
Dr Zimmer is an excellent clinician, warm, engaging, and concerned for my health and wellness.
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Apr 11, 2019
excellent medical service!!!
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Apr 9, 2019
Dr Zimmer was wonderful
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Apr 8, 2019
She is so good I hesitate to take her time. Being a very good female doctor, I wonder if I guys should see someone else. Women often have trouble finding good female doctors. There are many male doctors.
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Apr 7, 2019
Dr. Zimmer cares about her patients. She always takes to listen to their problems and answer there questions She is very thorough.
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Apr 6, 2019
Dr. Zimmer and her staff are outstanding on every visit. She is absolutely the best physician I have ever worked with and her staff are well-trained in procedures.
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Apr 5, 2019
she's amazing! I trust her & appreciate her attentive manner. I'm thankful to be her patient.
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Apr 4, 2019
fantastic doctor.
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Apr 4, 2019
excellent care. Dr. Zimmer is great.
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Apr 3, 2019
Very professional, personable, patiient-friendly
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr. Zimmer was great and so was her nurse. My only issue was when I arrived, I didn't know where to go to check in and I just went and sat in the waiting area. It took me about 5 minutes to finally realize this wasn't right. But after, everything was great.
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Mar 27, 2019
Zimmer and her staff are top rate.
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Mar 27, 2019
My visit today was an annual exam with Dr. Zimmer. She is a wonderful doctor and always gives the best of care. I am very lucky to have her as my physician. I appreciated the flexibility of a Saturday appointment. I was seen without delay and able to get labs done very, very quickly. I feel I am receiving the best of care from Dr. Zimmer and BSW. Thank you.
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