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Dr. Howard Zimmerman

Dr. Howard Zimmerman MD

Gastroenterologist

Credentials of Dr. Howard Zimmerman MD

Education

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Internship)
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center (Residency)
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Residency)
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Fellowship)

Languages Spoken

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Professional Memberships

  • Nassau County Medical Society
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Awards and Publications

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead NY
  • Senior Assistant Attending, Medicine, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
  • Attending Physician, Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York
  • 2007 Downstate Alumni Assoc. Award for Excellence in Gastroenterology
  • Department of Medicine, Quality Assurance Committee, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
  • G.I. Clinic Attending Physician, Long Island Jewish North Shore University Hospital Health System New Hyde Park, New York
  • Zimmerman HM, Wertheimer DE, Rosner F: Miliary Tuberculosis and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome,New York State Journal of Medicine: 787-789,April 1981
  • Zimmerman HM, Bank S, Buch P, Katzka I, Lendvai S, Macroamylase in the pleural Fluid of a patient with lymphoma:Gastroenterology,accepted for publication,Feb. 2, 1983
  • Zimmerman HM, Bank S, Smolow C, Kranz V: Effect of combination Ranitidine and Sucralfate in Subtherapeutic Doses on Secratogogue Induced Ulcers in Rats. American Journal of Medicine, Gastroenterology 77(10), 699,1982
  • Zimmerman HM, Smolow C, Bank S, Burns G, Lendvai S: Electrophoretic Patterns of Isoamylase in Various Species. American Journal of Medicine, Gastroenterology 77 (10), 697, 1982
  • Gerstin M, Bank S, Burns G, Stein T, Zimmerman HM: The Effect of Verapamil on Pancreatic Function: Gastroenterology, May 1983 (accepted for publication)

Professional Statement

As a gastroenterologist serving both Queens and Long Island, Dr. Howard Zimmerman is passionate about medicine, which combines his love of science and of his love of helping others. Dr. Zimmerman is known for his pleasant demeanor, and for taking the time to explain everything his patients need to know. At his practice, Dr. Zimmerman is proud to feature a compassionate group of top-notch physicians who set the highest standard for their practice and deliver the best and most up-to-date medicine available. Both offices provide for ambulatory endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy, gastroscopy and small bowel capsule endoscopy and are AAAASF approved endoscopic facilities.

Dr. Zimmerman began his studies at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, followed by an internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and residencies at both institutions. His devotion throughout his training did not go unnoticed, and he went on to complete a prestigious fellowship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Eager to pass on the gift of a medical education, Dr. Zimmerman serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. He also serves as an Attending Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park.

When he needs a break from all the hard work, Dr. Zimmerman loves to exercise, especially spinning and biking. He also likes to take advantage of New York’s rich culture and world-class museums. He is proud to meet with patients in both English and Hebrew.

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