Dr. Richard Zimon

Internal Medicine
West Roxbury, MA
58 years experience male

Locations

OCCU-MED

West Roxbury, MA

Address

158 Brook Farm Road, West Roxbury, MA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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OCCU-MED

Boston, MA

About

Bio

I AM A SEMI-RETIRED INTERNIST WITH OVER 40 YEARS IN PRIMARY CARE. MY SUBSPECIALTY IS OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE WHICH MEANS I HAVE DEALT WITH WORK RELATED MEDICAL ISSUES INCLUDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS AND WORK INJURIES. MY BUSINESS, OCCU-MED CONSULTS IN THIS AREA BUT MY FOCUS IS STILL THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF BOTH SIMPLE AND COMPLEX MEDICAL PROBLEMS

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Occupational Medicine

Licenses

United States: Massachusetts

Doctor Q&A

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
A "JOKE": IT'S NOT! That Heparin is both active on your eye and long lasting (luckily reversible!) but it is absorbed biologically ! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
This sounds a lot: like "IMPiNGEMENT" syndrome. This can be due to inflammation of one of the tendons of the Rotator Cuff ! Next step (IMO) an MRI. then specific thra ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Call your : OB physician/Health Care Professional This should be attended to...before you or your baby are in trouble. Hope this is helpful! DR Z

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With an abundance of experience, keen insight, razor sharp mind and unquestionable compassion, Dr. Zimon contributes a wealth of information to enhance the knowledge of patients and doctors. He shar...Read More
Jan 2, 2016
Dr. Zimon clearly know his stuff and shares openly with both colleagues and patients alike. We are fortunate to have him here on HealthTap!
Sep 28, 2014
I endorse Dr Zimon. With a keen knowledge of Internal Medicine, he is providing an excellent service to the public via Healthtap.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks doc! But im thinking right now, the doctor said i should undergo another treatment for there's been another activity inside my lungs even though the activity was...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks so much sir for the clarification. I understand that only highly positive first time tests can result in a perm. scar, tht too rarely. Didnt undrstnda "reminder"...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! ManyThanks, doc.I appreciate your answer on the matter. It is solid and comprehensive. But btw, i feel some extra pain than before when i walk. Is there ways to confirm...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1962MD

Residency

NEW ENGLAND BAPTIST HOSPITAL
Completed 2014

Residency

BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2001

Affiliations

American College Physicians Fellow
Massachusetts Medical Society
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Member
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