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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Zimmer is Excellent. Dr. Zimmer has been reviewed by 53 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Scott Zimmer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Zimmer graduated from Wright State University, Dayton. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Cleveland
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Zimmer has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • University Hospitals of Cleveland 
  • UH Bedford Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Scott Zimmer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Scott Zimmer practice?
Dr. Scott Zimmer has 1 office location.
Dr. Scott Zimmer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Chardon, OH.
See Chardon Orthopedic Surgeons.