Ryan Michael Zimmerman, MD| Hand Surgery | MedStar Health

Ryan Michael Zimmerman, MD
Provider accepts MedStar Select insurance

Specialities: Hand Surgery

Languages: English

410-467-5459

About me

Dr. Zimmerman completed Orthopaedic Surgery training at Harvard and received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins.  He specializes in treatment of the entire upper limb, from shoulder to fingertips. Specific areas of expertise include: arthroscopic shoulder surgery (such as rotator cuff repair), shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, trauma (such as shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand or finger fractures), and nerve compression syndromes (such as carpal tunnel). Dr. Zimmerman is active in research and education and uses the most recent reconstructive techniques to help his patients reach the highest levels of function and dexterity.

 

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Clinical areas of focus

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Wrist Fracture
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Arms
  • Abnormalities Of The Hands
  • Acromioclavicular Fracture
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis Of The Shoulder
  • Animal Bite Of The Hand
  • Annular Ligament Displacement
  • Arm Fracture
  • Arm Injury
  • Arthritis
  • Avascular Necrosis Of Shoulder
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Arm
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Fingers
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Hand
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Lunate
  • Avascular Necrosis Of The Wrist
  • Axillary Neuropathy
  • Bankart Lesions
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Bicep Tendon Tear
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis Of The Arm
  • Bursitis Of The Elbow
  • Bursitis Of The Hand
  • Bursitis Of The Shoulder
  • Bursitis Of The Wrist
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Cat Bite Of Hand
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clicking Elbow
  • Clicking Shoulder
  • Cold Sensitivity Hands
  • Colles Fracture
  • Comminuted Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain Tendinitis
  • Developmental And Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Developmental Hand Deformities
  • Distal Clavicular Osteolysis
  • Distal Radial Fracture
  • Dog Bite Of Hand
  • Dupuytren Contracture
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bone Spur
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Epicondylitis
  • Extensor Tendon Laceration
  • Felon Infection
  • Finger Abscess
  • Finger Arthritis
  • Finger Deformity
  • Finger Dislocation
  • Finger Fracture
  • Finger Osteoarthritis
  • Finger Pain
  • Forearm Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Frostbite Of Finger
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Giant Cell Tumor Of Tendon Sheath Of Hand
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Gout Of The Arm
  • Gout Of The Elbow
  • Gout Of The Hand
  • Gout Of The Wrist
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Mass
  • Hand Osteoarthritis
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Tendon Injury
  • Human Bite Of The Hand
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Lesion Of Ulnar Nerve
  • Locking Elbow
  • Locking Shoulder
  • Lunate Fracture
  • Mallet Finger
  • Medial Epicondylitis
  • Median Neuropathy
  • Melanoma On Finger
  • Melanoma On Hand
  • Monteggia Fracture
  • Nail Injury
  • Non Displaced Fracture
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Radius
  • Non-Displaced Fracture Of Ulna
  • Nonunion Fracture
  • Palmar Fasciitis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Plexopathy
  • Polydactyly Hand
  • Proximal Ulnar Fracture
  • Radial Fracture
  • Radial Head Subluxation
  • Radial Nerve Neuropathy
  • Radial Pseudoarthrosis Nonunion
  • Radioulnar Synostosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Scaphoid Fracture
  • Scapula Fracture
  • Scapular Dyskinesis
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fracture
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Slap Tear
  • Sports Related Injury
  • Stress Fracture Of The Radius
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy
  • Symbrachydactyly
  • Syndactyly
  • Tendinitis Of The Elbow
  • Tendinitis Of The Hand
  • Tendinitis Of The Wrist
  • Tendon Injury
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tenosynovitis Of Hand
  • Thumb Dislocation
  • Thumb Hypoplasia
  • Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injury
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Thumb
  • Ulnar Fracture
  • Ulnar Nerve Compression
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury
  • Ulnar Pseudarthrosis
  • Ulnar Pseudo Arthrosis Non Union
  • Wrist Arthritis
  • Wrist Dislocation
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Instability
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Procedures I perform

  • Amputation Of The Finger Surgery
  • Amputation Of The Thumb Surgery
  • Arthroplasty Wrist
  • Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Of Elbow
  • Arthroscopy Of Shoulder
  • Arthroscopy Of Wrist
  • Basal Joint Arthritis Surgery
  • Benign Tumor Removal Of The Hand
  • Biceps Tendon Repair
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Surgery
  • Brachial Plexus Surgery
  • Bursectomy Of Hand
  • Cancerous Tumor Removal Of The Hand
  • Carpal Sequestrectomy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery
  • Closed Reduction And Manipulation
  • Cmc Thumb Arthroplasty
  • Correction Of Syndactyly
  • Cyst Removal
  • Decompression Median Nerve At Elbow
  • Digital Nerve Repair
  • Elbow Injection
  • Elbow Joint Excision
  • Elbow Joint Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Extensor Tendon Repair
  • Fasciotomy Of Hand
  • Finger Injection
  • Finger Reattachment
  • Flexor Tendon Repair
  • Hand Steroid Injection
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Surgery Of Hand
  • Joint Surgery Of The Wrist
  • Metacarpal Sequestrectomy
  • Metacarpophalangeal Fusion
  • Micro Vascular Epiphyseal Plate Transplant
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgery Of The Hand
  • Microsurgical Replantation Of The Hand
  • Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Of The Wrist
  • Nail Bed Surgery
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Percutaneous Pinning
  • Pollicization
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Replantation Of Extremities
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Shoulder Joint Preservation Surgery
  • Shoulder Labral Tear Repair
  • Shoulder Prosthesis
  • Shoulder Stabilization
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Subacromial Steroid Injection
  • Surgery For Arthritis
  • Surgery For De Quervain Tenosynovitis
  • Synovectomy Of Shoulder
  • Synovectomy Of Wrist
  • Tendon Pulley Reconstruction
  • Tendon Repair Surgery
  • Tenoplasty Of Hand
  • Thumb Reattachment
  • Thumb Surgery
  • Toe Transfer
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Reversal Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Revision Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair
  • Ulnar Nerve Decompression
  • Ulnar Nerve Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery
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Practice locations

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3333 North Calvert Street
Floor 2
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-235-5405

Fax 410-467-5459

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

Fellowship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (2015)

Residency Program: Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program (2014)

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2009)

Hospital affiliations