Robert Zimmerman, MD
President and Chief Medical Officer
Robert Zimmerman, MD is the President and Chief Medical Officer of Bridges Health Partners. Dr. Zimmerman has a wealth of experience in the healthcare industry, spanning over 30 years.
Before assuming his current dual role at Bridges in January of 2023, Dr. Zimmerman served as the Chief Medical Officer at Bridges since 2019. Prior to that, he was the Assistant Medical Director at Excela Health Medical Group in Pennsylvania after spending 14 years on the faculty of the residency program at Latrobe Area Hospital. While there, he led their Population Health efforts to provide more efficient, high-quality, and patient-focused care to the community.
Dr. Zimmerman is a board-certified Family Physician and remains clinically active on a part-time basis in his current role. He obtained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in 1993 and completed his Family Medicine Residency at Latrobe Area Hospital in 1996. He then served as a physician in the United States Air Force from 1996 to 2000.
With his diverse experience in Family Practice, Population Health, healthcare leadership, and healthcare delivery redesign, Dr. Zimmerman is passionate about improving healthcare outcomes and continues to work tirelessly to achieve that goal.