Lori A. Zimmers, MD

Lori A. Zimmers, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine - 1989
Residency:
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago - 1990

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (Certified)

Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Delnor Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

1089 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable, caring and listens well.

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Looks at the big picture. Always has a great well thought out plan

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March 25, 2022

5.0

Pleasant & thorough.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

She was very respectful during exam, listened well and gave me follow ups.

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March 25, 2022

5.0

She Ordered bloodwork and found out right away that my diabetes medicine needed to be Lower she contacted that Dr and He prescribed a new prescription for me that was lower. I appreciated her concern for my health and I thought that she really helped me and I appreciated that so much

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is always through and engaging.

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March 22, 2022

2.0

First time seeing her , which I went on her reviews which where highly recommended and took me 2 months to get in , didn’t even Introduced herself and I was a new patient didn’t feel that she really was interested in mental state, with me not sleeping and weight loss from a break up of 17 years, not friendly or personal

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March 21, 2022

5.0

She was very attentive and caring.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Timely and responsive to my needs.

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March 19, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is very professional and can identify a problem quickly! I also like that I rarely waited long in the waiting room or once in her examination room!

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March 18, 2022

3.0

She appeared not too interested to get to know me.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Doctor listened and took immediate action on a few problems I had. Exam not as thorough as my first one a year ago and a bit rushed. Many questions addressed but had a couple additional questions - felt like my time was just “up” and that was that. What I did ask about answered thoroughly - doctor obviously knowledgeable. Already recommended Dr. Zimmers to a close friend.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr Zimmers is always detailed in her approach. She listens and is patient answering questions and is always supportive.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Top notch doctor.

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March 13, 2022

4.0

She seems very competent. She sometimes lacks a positive “bedside” manner. This recent appointment was actually the most engaged she has been with my father and I appreciate that. She and her staff are responsive to questions or requests via phone or MyChart.

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March 12, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and empathetic

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Very caring, always listens carefully to your concerns, always on time.

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Friendly and clear.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

I love her honesty, her values, and her skills. She has been my primary care physician for years. And I wouldn't want to change physician ever.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers has learned about me as a person and I think that makes talking to her easier for me.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Has time to address issues and always directs me to the appropriate medical people for issues.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

She’s attentive checks all my history regarding any prescriptions before ordering new ones

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March 06, 2022

5.0

Be with her for a long time doing a great job

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March 04, 2022

5.0

She seemed to listen carefully to my needs and was thorough in her explanation of treatment

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March 03, 2022

5.0

She is thorough and professional, always on time, answers my questions and even noticed my birthday is tomorrow and wished me a happy birthday.

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March 02, 2022

5.0

She showed her human side, difficult if not dangerous in the NM culture.

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March 01, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable

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February 28, 2022

5.0

She is very GREAT.

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February 20, 2022

5.0

Dr Zimmers is so kind and helpful. She listens to all my concerns and had many good suggestions for me. She is all about taking good care of her patients. I am so lucky to have found her

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February 18, 2022

5.0

She is knowledgeable, thorough and takes her time answering questions

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February 18, 2022

5.0

I have had confidence in her for years.

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February 18, 2022

5.0

She was very easy to communicate with and she answered all my questions and told me what was going to happen going forward with Tess etc..

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Dr Zimmers is very caring. Concerned, professional and knowledgeable.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

She is on time, very friendly and gives good advice. Practical and straight forward.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

Very concerned and committed and caring.

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February 15, 2022

3.0

I was disappointed with Dr. Zimmers’ bedside manner. I don’t doubt her medical skills and expertise. However, a warm approach helps me feel safe and comfortable in a doctor’s office, so I’ll be looking for a new provider.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, informative.

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February 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is thorough and listens to all my concerns.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable

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February 11, 2022

5.0

She is thorough and smart

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February 10, 2022

5.0

Knowledge of my health concerns and takes interest. Open to questions.

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February 09, 2022

5.0

I can tell Dr. Zimmers cares about my overall heath, she keeps me on track what I should be doing, she’s kind, smart, supportive.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Very smart, excellent Dr.

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February 06, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, attentive, caring and concerned with my health and answering my questions. Also, a good listener.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Thorough and down to earth!!

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Great listener and provides options as well as educates the patient on processes of care.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Has been my doctor for fifteen years, very good care easy to talk to of health problems.

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February 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is very thorough, listens attentively, asks important questions relating to symptoms, gives direct, no-nonsense answers, has an incredible memory, is very efficient and always on time. I feel confident in her care for me.

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February 04, 2022

5.0

I was seen right and I didn’t have to wait

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmer’s is a good listener, and addresses my concerns in a professional manner.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

I have been her patient for 10+ years. That about says it all!!!

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Very caring, always takes the time to listen and is very thorough.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Explained everything.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

She is a very friendly

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr Zimmers always takes time to answer any questions. She is always professional and patient oriented. I have the highest recommendation for her.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is very thorough and answers all my questions.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

Good listener. Encourages healthy lifestyle.

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January 31, 2022

5.0

She is the best doctor I’ve ever had. She listens, addresses acute issues well, she’s pleasant in her demeanor and asks good questions while giving proper feedback and advice. I always feel better when I’ve had my appointment and believe she cares about my well being.

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January 28, 2022

5.0

Listens and is not judgemental

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January 28, 2022

5.0

She was professional, friendly, and prompt. She was not condescending, and seemed genuinely concerned with my situation.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Efficient, prompt and professional.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

For more than 20 years, Dr. Zimmers has ALWAYS been helpful, professional and desirous of being the best doctor she can be. I have complete faith in her.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is knowledgeable and truly cares. She is straight with me. I appreciate her so much for working with me and keeping me healthy.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

Straight to the point, all business.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

I love Dr. Zimmers. She always takes time to listen.

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January 23, 2022

5.0

Knowledgable and appropriate care.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

She is smart and thorough

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January 20, 2022

5.0

She was friendly and told me everything I needed to know about my care. She answered my questions.

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January 20, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers has been 100% accurate on her diagnosis and treatments

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January 18, 2022

5.0

She is knowledge, professional and appears interested in me beyond just being a patient of hers.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

This was my 1st visit and I liked her focus and was upbeat. Her online bio was helpful in my selection.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Excellent exam and response.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

She is thoughtful and listens well. I never feel rushed while explaining my concerns.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

She been my doctor 20 some years . And she is very thoughtful & considerate of my Problems . Very nice person .

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January 13, 2022

5.0

She listened to my issues and had solutions for everything.

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January 11, 2022

5.0

She always answers all my questions & explains everything I ask about. I always feel she really cares about me.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

I am confident in her knowledge and caring.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

I trust her. completely

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January 09, 2022

2.0

I felt like I was wasting her time. She was harsh and it seemed like she was in a bad mood. This is the second time I was seen by her and she acted that way!

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January 08, 2022

5.0

She did a good history and physical and future care plan

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January 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is always caring. Never in a rush. Always willing to answer questions.

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January 05, 2022

5.0

She listens

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January 05, 2022

5.0

Excellent care and always considers all issues.

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Very professional. Answers questions and is informative on issues

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Listens, explains, compassionate, and follows up

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January 04, 2022

5.0

She IS a wonderful doctor.

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January 01, 2022

3.0

She just doesn't seem interested in the patient. When I mentioned I thought she would just call in the script she didn't even comment.

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December 31, 2021

5.0

Never feel rushed. She listens and addresses all concerns.

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December 31, 2021

5.0

Thorough in approach to problem.

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December 30, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zimmers always takes her time and listens.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

I have gone to her for many years and feel I have been given very good care.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

She gets to the point

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Dr Zimmer is someone I completely trust. She is knowledgeable and keeps her sense of humor.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Dr. Zimmers is to the point and focused on the conversation at hand. I feel I'm in superior hands. Her team is also great.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

Thorough exam, great listener, and I didn’t feel rushed at all.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Very thorough and not rushed.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

Very to the point and answers questions

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December 27, 2021

5.0

I was having some "personal problems" and I was worked right in for an appointment with Dr. Zimmers.

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December 27, 2021

5.0

The way she makes her patients feel at ease.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Honest doctors and no wait time.

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Disclosures

Lori A. Zimmers, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

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