Dr. Andrea Zimmern, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Attending Surgeon, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Faculty member, Colorectal Fellowship Program
Faculty Member, Urogynecology Fellowship Program


Dr. Andrea Zimmern, MD, FACS, FASCRS is a fellowship trained, board certified Colorectal Surgeon treating a full range of diseases/conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. This includes colon/rectal/anal cancer, diverticular disease, colon polyps, fecal incontinence, pilonidal disease, rectal prolapse, anorectal abscess, fistula, fissure, anal warts, rectocele, and hemorrhoids.

After completing a general surgery residency at SUNY Stony Brook, she went on to complete a fellowship in Robotic surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago followed by her colorectal fellowship at St. Vincent’s health System in Erie, PA. Dr. Zimmern specializes in the use of robotic and laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery and also performs advanced diagnostic/therapeutic colonoscopy as well as pelvic floor testing.

Dr. Zimmern is extremely involved in resident and medical student education. In addition to the general surgery residency program she holds faculty positions in the colorectal and urogynecology fellowship programs. She serves as a residency mentor as well as participates in the Women in Medicine mentorship program for the school of medicine. She is also a faculty member of the school of medicine ICE program (Initial Clinical Experience) for first year medical students.

Board certifications:

Colon/Rectal Surgery – American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery – American Board of Surgery

Academic titles

Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

New York Medical College


State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook


Colon/Rectal Surgery-St Vincent Health Center
Laparoscopic Colon Rectal Surg-University of Illinois at Chicago Medical College


Lenox Hill Hospital
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
North Shore University Hospital
Northwell Health Physician Partners