Joseph P. Zimmerman, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 5 (3 patient reviews and ratings)
Sports Medicine, Total Shoulder Resurfacing, Total and Partial Knee Replacement, General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Joseph Zimmerman is a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon specializing in general orthopaedic, joint replacement, shoulder, and trauma care. He provides expert diagnosis and treatment for sports-related and general orthopaedic injuries and conditions, such as knee and shoulder instability and arthritis, rotator cuff tears, meniscus tears, ACL tears, and cartilage injuries.

With extensive training and experience in adult reconstructive and sports medicine surgery, Dr. Zimmerman offers the latest procedures, including shoulder and knee arthroscopy, minimally invasive total shoulder resurfacing, knee ligament reconstruction, partial unicompartmental knee replacement, total knee replacement, and cartilage preservation procedures.

“I have never had any problems. Dr. Zimmerman is great! He listened to my issues, was patient and I didn't feel rushed.”
– Denise S.
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“Dr. Zimmerman diagnosed my issue and he recommended therapy which has been very successful. My contacts with Dr. Zimmerman and the staff at the Bone and Joint Center have been excellent.”
– Joseph F.
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Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology: Siena College, Loudonville, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship: Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, Coral Gables, FL

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations

  • Albany Medical Center
  • St. Peter’s Hospital

Team Affiliations

  • Siena College
  • Troy High School


(518) 489-2666


(518) 289-2171
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