Paul H. Zimmering, M.D.

Licensure

  • State of Connecticut, 1984 – Present

Board Certification

  • Federal Licensure Examination – 1979
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Certification 1986, Recertification 1993, 2004

Education

  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1970 – 1974 A.B. Degree, Magna Cum Laude
  • Brown University Program in Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975 – 1979 M.D. Degree

Teaching & Research Positions

  • Teaching Assistant, Molecular Biology, Biomedical Division, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1973 – 1974
  • Research Assistant, Genetic Toxicology, Roger Williams Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, 1974 – 1975
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Quinnipiac College, 1997 – 2000

Post-Graduate Training

Internship:

  • Flexible, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1979 – 1980

Residency:

Orthopaedic Surgery, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1980 – 1984

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Shriners’ Hospital for Crippled Children, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1983

Hospital Affiliations

  • MidState Medical Center, Meriden, Connecticut, Active staff, 1984 – Present
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain, Connecticut, Courtesy Staff, 1994 – Present
  • Masonic Geriatric Health Center, Wallingford, Connecticut, Consulting Staff, 1998 – 2013
  • Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, Connecticut, Consulting Staff, 1999-2008

Offices and Committees

  • Surgical Services Executive Committee, MidState Medical Center, January 2015 – Present
  • Immediate Past Chief of Staff, MidState Medical Center, January 2009 – 2011
  • Chair, Credentials & Bylaws Committee, MidState Medical Center, January 2009 – 2011
  • Chief of Medical Staff, MidState Medical Center, January 2007 – December 2008
  • Chief of Medical Staff Elect, MidState Medical Center, January 2005 – December 2006
  • Chairman, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, January 1992 – December 1995
  • Medical Board, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, January 1992 – December 1995
  • Credentials Committee, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, January 1992 – December 1995
  • Hospital (VMMC) Representative to Utilization Review Committee, Aetna Health Plans – Connecticut, 1989 – 1990
  • Chairman, Physical Therapy Committee, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, 1988-1990
  • Various hospital committees, including Perioperative Committee, Medical Staff Long Range Planning Committee, Utilization Review Committee, Capital Budget Committee, Network Development Work Group, and Clinical Information Management Committee

Professional Society Membership

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • Brown University Medical Association
  • Connecticut Medical Society
  • New Haven Medical Society

Team Affiliations

  • Team Physician, Cheshire Academy, Cheshire, Connecticut, 1995 – Present
  • Team Physician, Lyman Hall High School Football, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1990 – 2007
  • Team Physician, Middlesex Youth Hockey, Middletown, Connecticut, 1991 – 1996
  • Team Physician, Platt High School Football, Meriden, Connecticut, 1994 – 1995
  • Team Physician, Sheehan High School Football, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1990 – 1993
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