Anahita Zimmerman, MD

Internal Medicine

Location(s):

Montville

(Overall Providing Rating)

Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Primary Location:

Montville Office

170 Changebridge Road, Suite C3

Montville, NJ 07045

Tel: 973.575.5540

Fax: 973.575.4885

BS:

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

MD:

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Internship:

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Residency:

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Languages:

Farsi

French

Accepts New Patients
Patient Portal

Dr. Anahita Zimmerman Is Rewarded by Patient Improvement

“I try to really listen and let my patients speak. No one knows better what’s going on than they do.”

Dr. Anahita Zimmerman knew she wanted to be a doctor since the time she was 3 years old. When it came time to choose a specialty, she selected internal medicine because of its continuity of care. “It seems like a lot of specialties don’t have extended contact with patients. I like seeing my patients regularly. It’s rewarding to see where they start and how they progress.”

She chose Vanguard because the practice is leading the charge in preventive and progressive care. “Vanguard is progressive, conscientious, thorough and responsive,” Dr. Zimmerman says. “Patients are at the core of what we do, and so we make sure to have excellent communications, from our patient portal to our nurse and physician follow-up. We return calls as soon as we get the messages, rather than holding them to return at day’s end.”

Dr. Zimmerman works frequently in chronic care, where physicians often are relegated to treating the illness after the fact. At Vanguard, she’s been able to put a preventive care “spin” on treatment. “Our focus is wellness,” she says, “and that’s the case whether I’m seeing a patient for a sick visit, to manage a chronic disease or for an annual physical. Some patients really want to take charge of their health, and others are more resistant and need to be encouraged. We work to build relationships so that they will trust us and our recommendations. As patients see the improvements and feel better, that’s great reinforcement.”

When she’s not working, Dr. Zimmerman enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her family. Born in Iran, she is trilingual and speaks Farsi and French as well as English. A former Floridian, she also used to be an avid surfer.

Patient Ratings

explanations of prob/condition

4.7

Friendliness/courtesy of

4.8

Likelihood of recommending

4.7

instructions for follow-up care

4.7

efforts to include in decisions

4.7

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Jun 25, 2018

very good, answered all my questions,didn't rush me, I have confidence in my care provider

Jun 21, 2018

Dr. Z is a total professional. It is genuinely gratifying to know that people like her are working in the medical profession. Incredibly professional, she knows how to put the patient at ease and just have a conversation which happens to be about the health of the patient. Not easy to do I am sure when you have a heavy patient load.

May 30, 2018

My blood results this visit were much better than last year since beginning exercise and losing weight. But I had to point that out to dr., she didn't compare to previous results until I mentioned it.

May 15, 2018

very professional and competant

May 04, 2018

I had *Dr. Zimmerman a few months ago for a sinus infection. I felt comfortable with her. That is why I scheduled my physical with her.

May 03, 2018

Dr. Zimmerman gave me a diagnosis based on test that was performed. Dr. was very courteous & explained my condition. She prescribed medication to treat the condition & reviewed dosage with me. Spoke to me about other things I could do to relieve symptoms. Overall Ii was very pleased with Dr. Zimmerman, very caring & professional.

Mar 11, 2018

*Dr. Zimmerman was excellent great disposition.

Feb 17, 2018

Overall a very good experience

Feb 01, 2018

*Dr. Zimmerman was excellent. I plan on asking for her next time I make an appointment.

Dec 27, 2017

My visit was pleasant.It relieved the concern I had. It gave me a better understanding on how to handle the wound at home.

Oct 27, 2017

Excellent care provided and information given.

Oct 21, 2017

I usually see another doctor but was happy with this appointment.

Oct 10, 2017

*Dr. Zimmerman really showed concern for my symptoms and provided the care I needed.