HomePhysiciansAnne J. Zimmermann, M.D.

Anne J. Zimmermann, M.D.

Philosophy of Care

Provide accurate results from breast imaging testing delivered to my patients in a timely, compassionate manner with minimal radiation

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Breast Services
    • Years in Practice: 33


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Radiology


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    breast imaging and healthcare including mammography, tomosynthesis, Breast US and MRI. Stereotactic, US and MRI guided biopsies.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    teenagers, labrador puppy, gardening, birdwatching and reading mystery/thriller novels


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Missouri-Kansas City
    Graduation Date 01/1982
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Consortium for Health Education

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Title Resident in Diagnostic Radiology

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Specialty CT/ US/ MR

  • Memberships

    • Radiological Society of North America
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • Chicago Radiological Society
    • American College of Radiology
    • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
    • Society of Breast Imaging
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name RSNA Certificate of Merit for Scientific Exhibit P
    Date 01/2000

    Name Friends of the University of Missouri/Kansas City
    Date 01/2000

Health Topics Posts
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
For many women, getting a mammogram can be nerve-wracking. Getting called back for additional testing can cause even more anxiety. However, it is important to remember that most women who are called back do not have breast cancer, and most women are happy to get the additional testing to be sure.

Topics and Subtopics: Radiology & Women's Health
Learn a few tips & tricks for your next mammogram.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
If you’ve recently had a mammogram, it may have indicated that you have dense breast tissue. You may be wondering what this means. Read our 4 facts about breast density and learn more about breast health!

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing, Radiology & Women's Health
Learn about breast cancer and mammography through our infographic.

Topics and Subtopics: Cancer, Diagnostic Testing & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Learn more about mammograms, what they detect and why they are important. Be proactive about your health and schedule your annual mammogram today!

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Don’t wait for your physician to recommend a mammogram, instead be proactive about your health and discuss this important test with your physician.

By DuPage Medical Group Radiology

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing, Radiology & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
A MRI-guided breast biopsy is used to take tiny samples of your breast tissue that can be studied under a microscope. During this procedure, an MRI machine is used to locate the tissue to be removed. This biopsy may prevent the need for an open (surgical) biopsy.

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing, Radiology & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
An ultrasound-guided core breast biopsy is used to take tiny samples of your breast tissue that can be studied under a microscope. During this procedure, an ultrasound helps find the tissue to be removed.

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing, Radiology & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Learn about what happens during a stereotactic breast biopsy procedure.

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing, Radiology & Women's Health
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) use a powerful magnetic field, radio frequency pulses and a computer to produce detailed pictures of your anatomy.

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Ultrasound imaging uses high frequency sound waves to obtain images and functional ability of anatomical structures.

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), also known as Bone Density testing, is used to diagnose osteoporosis and/or osteopenia.

Topics and Subtopics: Diagnostic Testing & Radiology
By DuPage Medical Group Radiology
DMG is the first in the western suburbs to offer digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammogram) to patients and already has made digital mammography the standard of care at all diagnostic imaging facilities. Breast tomosynthesis provides you with the peace of mind knowing that any abnormalities can be detected earlier and less need for you to come back for additional imaging.

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