Dr. Peter Zimmerman

Pain Management
Metairie, LA
32 years experience

Locations

Office

Metairie, LA

Address

2800 Veterans Blvd., Suite 140, Metairie, LA
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Specialties
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Pain Management

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

84 Answers
32 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
32 years experience Pain Management
The one that works: Other than tylenol, (acetaminophen) otc pain meds are all in the NSAID class. Although they have similar mechanisms of action, their efficacy is vari ... Read More
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6 thanks
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
32 years experience Pain Management
All depends: 1) do you take narcotics regularly? Your system will metabolize more rapidly. 2) are you asking how long they will provide effect? Typically 4-6 ... Read More
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1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
32 years experience Pain Management
Taper slowly: Gradually, under a doctor;s supervision.
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1 thank

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Zimmerman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zimmerman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so very much for the answer on tramadol it was very helpful
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1988MD
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