INFORMATION: ME AND MY PRACTICE
The following, I hope, will answer common questions about me, my practice, and practices.
All appointments — psychotherapy, medication management, consultations — are forty-five minutes, unless under certain circumstances and arranged in advance.
COST and INSURANCE
All appointments — psychotherapy, medication management, consultations — are $400 per session. Please note that while I do not accept insurance, my bills facilitate out-of-network reimbursement from insurance companies.
If my office is not informed seventy-two hours before a cancelled appointment, it will incur charge unless the time can be filled or the appointment can be rescheduled within that time.
Refills are best discussed and executed during a regular session. For irregular situations, please contact me at refills [at] matthewzimmermanmd [dot] com. A fee may incur.
I communicate with patients by telephone, e-mail, and occasionally SMS–text. Please note that my e-mail is secure to HIPAA standards.
EDUCATION and TRAINING
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Sciences, State University at Buffalo. 2000-2004. Summa Cum Laude. Phi Beta Kappa.
Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, State University at Buffalo. 2004-2008.
Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. 2008-2009.
Residency: Payne Whitney Clinic, Weill Cornell Medical Center. 2009-2012. Chief Resident (2011-2012).
Fellowship: Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. 2012-2016.
Attending Physician: Inpatient Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center. 2012-2014.
Physician of the Year Award (2013), Columbia University Medical Center.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College. 2015–
What Patients Are Saying
Very easy to talk with and he was very thorough.
Thorough, thoughtful, smart and highly recommend. Going back for a 2nd appt.
Dr. Zimmerman is a great guy - incredibly professional, kind, and considerate.
Dr. Zimmerman is sharp and perceptive. Available for patients and open to their ideas. He is quick yet thorough. He presented three treatment plans—no pressure—but when pressed he told me what he thought would be best. Dr. Zimmerman proves the point about why not to separate psychiatrist/drugs and therapist/talk.