Drawing upon over 25 years of professional excellence in medicine, Dr. James R. Zimmerman has excelled as a diagnostic radiologist for numerous facilities and medical centers since 1996. Holding a natural affinity for health care and radiology, he received a Doctor of Medicine from the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi in 1990. He followed his completion of his medical degree with a residency in surgery at Roanoke Memorial Hospitals in Virginia from 1990 to 1992 and an additional residency in radiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center from 1992 to 1996.
Following his medical training, Dr. Zimmerman joined Upson Regional Medical Center in Georgia as a diagnostic radiologist in 1996, where he remained until 1997. Thereafter, he briefly served as a diagnostic radiologist and locum tenens physician in Bessemer, Alabama, before relocating to Atlanta, where he was a diagnostic radiologist at the South Fulton Medical Center from 1997 to 2001. In the latter stages of his career, Dr. Zimmerman also served as a diagnostic radiologist at Georgia Imaging Associates in Atlanta from 2008 to 2013 and, most recently, at Ace Teleradiology LLC in Atlanta from 2013 to 2021. Since 2021, he has excelled as a diagnostic radiologist at a myriad of different facilities across Georgia.
Recently in 2022, Dr. Zimmerman completed the leadership program at Leadership Sandy Springs, with whom he has been a member since 2021. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Radiology and has maintained membership with such organizations as the American Medical Association, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society and the American College of Radiology, among many others. Additionally, Dr. Zimmerman has lent his time civically to his community as a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Spirit Church in Atlanta.
Dr. Zimmerman attributes a great deal of his success to his discipline, having understood that he controls his own destiny from a formative age. Among the many highlights of his career, he is especially proud to have built positive, fulfilling relationships with fellow physicians and other members of medical and hospital staff. Looking toward the future, Dr. Zimmerman intends to continue his work as a radiologist, work in his own practice and become more greatly involved in community outreach and activities.