|1969||Bachelor of Science|
|George Peabody College|
| Medical School |
|1972||Doctor of Medicine|
|University of Tennessee Medical Units|
|1973-1976||Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Vanderbilt University Medical Center|
Carl W. Zimmerman, M.D. is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He is married to Janice B. Zimmerman and has two sons.
Dr. Zimmerman was in private practice in Nashville from 1976 to 2003. Since 1976, Dr. Zimmerman has been actively involved with resident education at Vanderbilt. Prior to joining the full-time faculty, he held the titles of Clinical Instructor, Associate Clinical Professor, and Clinical Professor. Currently, he staffs a Pelvic Floor Surgical Referral Clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Zimmerman is a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1977) and Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1978). In 2000, he was elected to membership of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. He has been an active member of the Society of Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeons since 1996 (Executive Board, 1999 – present; President, 2003 – 2006) and was presented the Vaginal Surgeon’s Award by the SPRS at the Thirteenth International Pelvic Reconstructive and Vaginal Surgery Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Zimmerman is author of a 2 chapters on pelvic reconstructive surgery in the 9th and 10th editions of TeLinde’s Operative Gynecology (2003). He was co-editor of the 2006 textbook, Advances in Reconstructive Vaginal Surgery. He has spoken at numerous scientific meetings throughout the country and abroad.