Terry J. Zimmerman, M.D., F.A.C.S., is the medical director of The Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He received his undergraduate bachelors degree in biology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), and his medical degree at the University of Southern California (USC). He then completed a five year general surgery residency within the East Bay program in Oakland, California. Dr. Zimmerman went on to complete a comprehensive three year residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California, Davis (UCD) Medical Center. Dr. Zimmerman is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He also furthered his education by obtaining a Certification of added Qualification in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Zimmerman's qualifications include:

Dr. Terry Zimmerman was the first member of his family to enter the medical profession. After being raised in Southern California, he slowly worked his way North within California during his lengthy medical education. He opened his practice of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery in Folsom in 1991. The practice was then enlarged into The Center for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as the diversity of services and procedures expanded.

Dr. Zimmerman is an active member of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), The California Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS), and The Greater Sacramento Society of Plastic Surgeons (GSSPS). He is also a participating Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.). Dr. Zimmerman enjoys staying active with the local community and was the recent Chief of Surgery at the Mercy Folsom Hospital, and has sat on the hospital's medical executive board for the past sixteen years. He is also active with the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. He believes in staying current with new technologies and procedures, while mastering traditional techniques.


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Hippocrates