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Carl W Zimmerman, MD


Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

4.9 4.9 274 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Pelvic Floor Reconstructive Surgery
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Urologic Surgery

Board Certificates

Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1978


MD - University of Tennessee Memphis, 1972
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1976
Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1973


Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health
Vanderbilt Center for Women's Health
719 Thompson Lane
Suite 27100
Nashville, TN 37204

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
I really liked Dr. Zimmerman from the beginning. Great bedside manner.
Patient | November 15, 2017

Dr. Z is a true professional.
Patient | November 4, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman always makes sure I understand & ask if I have questions.
Patient | November 2, 2017

I trust Dr. Z more than any other dr. I've ever seen - he is wonderful, respectful, and extremely competent!
Patient | October 10, 2017

Always good, and when you finished you realized you had seen excellent people.
Patient | October 5, 2017

Excellent in every way! 100%.
Patient | October 2, 2017

None better than Dr. Zimmerman!
Patient | September 25, 2017

Excellent service & staff.
Patient | September 25, 2017

Patient | September 21, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman put me at ease right away & I was pleased with his manner & concern for my problem.
Patient | August 22, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman is one of the most knowledgeable, friendly, caring & professional physician (with a wonderful bedside manner) that I know.
Patient | August 2, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman was an excellent provider! Great staff - great experience!
Patient | July 27, 2017

Like visiting a friend.
Patient | July 24, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman is the best doctor I have ever had.
Patient | July 24, 2017

Patient | July 20, 2017

Patient | June 28, 2017

Love Dr. Zimmerman. He's been my for for 25 years. Very smart man.
Patient | June 2, 2017

Patient | April 14, 2017

All good!
Patient | April 13, 2017

This was my 1st visit with Dr. Zimmerman - I was so pleased and he is my NEW OBGYN - I love that Dr.
Patient | April 6, 2017

Dr. Z is a true treasure. His expertise, humility, kindness and respect are at the top of the charts. I cannot recommend him highly enough - I do, constantly, to everyone I know. Those who train under him I hope adopt his ways.
Patient | March 27, 2017

I had seen Dr. Zimmerman before & has always been caring & explained all to me so I could understand.
Patient | March 24, 2017

I've already recommended Dr. Zimmerman to a friend.
Patient | March 7, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman needed to see pictures of prolapse before he could offer what he would prescribe - to come later. I liked this - he would not guess - a very good sing of a GREAT doctor.
Patient | February 13, 2017

Very good.
Patient | February 6, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman has one of the best "Bedside manners" of any doctor I have ever seen in my almost 69 yrs. He is very knowledgeable, & caring. I normally prefer female doctors, but I will never see any other GYN. I trust his capabilities & skill implicitly.
Patient | February 3, 2017

very pleased w/ his understanding and explaining each question in detail.
Patient | January 30, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman always listens and explains everything in a way that is easy to understand. He is very kind and compassionate every time I am in his office. He's the best!
Patient | January 27, 2017

I have been going to Dr. Zimmerman for 32 years. He is an excellent doctor.
Patient | January 24, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman was amazing from start to finish and I would definitely recommend him to others.
Patient | January 24, 2017

there is no better provider than Dr. Zimmerman.
Patient | January 23, 2017

I have been seeing Dr. Zimmerman for 38 years - that says it all!!
Patient | January 9, 2017

Would highly recommend Dr. Zimmerman.
Patient | January 7, 2017

Dr. Zimmerman is great doctor who genuinely cares about his patients. He is professional, understanding & takes his time answering all your questions -he is thorough & follow thru. I trust Dr. Zimmerman & would recommend him to my family & friends.
Patient | December 12, 2016

Dr. Zimmerman is one of the nicest Dr. I ever had.
Patient | December 1, 2016

Was made to feel comfortable.
Patient | November 17, 2016

Patient | November 17, 2016

Dr. Zimmerman has been my gynecologist for over 8 yrs and I have felt confidence in his expert care.
Patient | October 20, 2016