Dr. Christian G Zimmerman MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Christian Zimmerman is a neurosurgeon in Boise, Idaho and is affiliated with Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Zimmerman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests: Patient Satisfaction, Spine, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Education & Medical Training

Prince George's Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1986

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1989 - 1992

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1987 - 1989

University of Washington
Fellowship, Neurosurgery, 1986 - 1987

Prince George's Hospital Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1984 - 1985

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Auburn University
Post Doctoral Fellowship, MBA Healthcare Business, 2002 - 2004

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Other Training, 1980 - 1983

Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship, Complex Spinal Neurosurgery, 1992 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

ID State Medical License
Active through 2013

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Back Pain Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Back Pain Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Back Pain Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Publications & Presentations

Telemedicine facilitates CHF home health care for those with systolic dysfunction.
Seibert, P. S., Whitmore, T. A., Patterson, C., Parker, P. D., Otto, C., Basom, J., Whitener, N., Zimmerman, C. G.

Brain injury: quality of life''s greatest challenge.
Seibert, P. S., Reedy, D. P., Hash, J., Webb, A., Stridh-Igo, P., Basom, J., Zimmerman, C. G.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Idaho PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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