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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.
Verified Patient Reviews
Very professional the staff have wonderful bedside manners. I would def recommend Dr.Zimmerman for anyone looking for the highest level of professionalism and comfort.
He was very professional and explained everything clearly.
Dr Brunner took his time to explain everything......
Very good experience. I was apprehensive as it was my first visit but the office staff put me at ease very soon after I walked as the front office staff was welcoming, friendly and professional. The nurse was amicable and efficient. All if this made me more comfortable with Dr. Zimmerman, who was professional and easy to speak with.
VERY PROFESSIONAL , EXPLAINED EVERY THING AND EVERY STEP
Good bedside manner and knowledgable
great office very friendly. Will visit again.
Great Staff awesome Doctor
He was very down to earth and personable.
Good Dr. Zimmerman took time to ask questions.
Loved him! He was very nice and down to earth but professional. He took time to listen to me and explained things to me. His staff was courteous and helpful. I will recommend him to my family and friends.
Very professional and knowledgeable
Dr. Zimmerman was professional and informative. He answered all my questions and made me feel at ease. .
Staff were excellent and extra nice. It didn't take long to see him (maybe 15 minutes) for the afternoon in Howard beach office. He has a lot of availability. He was very quick with my visit, asked questions, poked around my belly and gave me a prescription that so far works and a follow up for a sonogram just to be safe. Overall I wish I didn't feel like it went by so quickly (I probably saw him for about 10 minutes max) since I wanted to ask more questions. But he did his job and was efficient enough for me to go back.
Dr. Zimmerman was very courteous, professional and knowledgeable. It was a consultation and he took the time to discuss all of the symptoms and the next steps for diagnosis and treatment. I would highly recommend him and his staff. The 2 ladies that assisted the doctor were pleasant, patient and explained in detail the next course of action and set up all of the further testing. They were all very reassuring and helpful.