Joseph P. Zimmerman, M.D.
Verified Patient Rating: 4.97 (29 patient reviews and ratings)
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Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration, Total Shoulder Arthroplasty and Resurfacing, Total and Partial Knee Replacement, General Orthopaedics, Trauma

Dr. Joseph Zimmerman is a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon specializing knee and shoulder arthroscopy, joint replacement, general orthopaedics, and trauma care. He provides expert diagnosis and treatment for sports-related and general orthopaedic injuries and conditions.

Dr. Zimmerman offers the latest procedures, including shoulder and knee arthroscopy, minimally invasive total shoulder resurfacing, complex ligament reconstruction, cartilage preservation procedures, as well as partial and total knee replacement.

Dr. Zimmerman previously served as the assistant team physician to the Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, and Florida International University. He continues his athletic involvement as a team physician for Siena College, The Sage Colleges, and Troy High School. He is also an active member of the Siena Rugby Alumni group.

“The doctor was fantastic. Very informative and easy to understand. Was very caring!”
– Lee F.
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“Very professional.”
– Jeannette R.
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“Dr. Zimmerman was thorough. He knew my history when he entered the room. He reviewed my treatment options and what could get done if these options didn’t work.”
– Mary P.
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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
  • The Sage Colleges
  • Troy High School


(518) 489-2666


(518) 289-2171
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