Benjamin Zimmerman Root, MD Gastroenterology

Dr. Benjamin Zimmerman Root, MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO 63141
Accepting New Patients Visit Website
(314) 635-7607

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  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner

About Benjamin Zimmerman Root MD

Dr. Benjamin Zimmerman Root, MD is a health care provider primarily located in St. Louis, MO. He has 8 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine. He speaks English.


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Specialists In Gastroenterology 11525 Olde Cabin Rd St. Louis, MO 63141


Dr. Benjamin Zimmerman Root has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Benjamin Zimmerman Root has the following 7 areas of expertise

  • Weight Loss
  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Heartburn


8 Years Experience

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center | Department of Gastroenterology

Graduated in 2021

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Graduated in 2015

New York University | Department of Internal Medicine

Graduated in 2018

Dr. Benjamin Zimmerman Root Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Medicaid
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare

More about Dr. Benjamin Zimmerman Root

Benjamin Root, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and is a recent graduate from the gastroenterology fellowship program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY.

Dr. Root was born and raised in St. Louis and attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for his undergraduate studies. He obtained his medical degree from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before completing his internal medicine residency at New York University and his gastroenterology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

He is an active member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology as well as in the American Gastroenterological Association.

Dr. Root cares for adults with a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders with a particular emphasis on screening and surveillance of colorectal cancer, GERD/Barrett’s esophagus, functional GI disorders including irritable bowel syndrome and function dyspepsia and inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease as well as a variety of liver diseases.

After 15 years away, Dr. Root returned home to his beloved St. Louis, Missouri to grow his GI practice. He is an avid Cardinals, Blues and University of Michigan sports fan and continues to play ice hockey in his free time. He enjoys discovering new restaurants, attending concerts and the theater and expanding his record collection.