About Sarah Zimmerman, MD

Sarah Zimmerman is a pediatrician at MGH West in Waltham, MA.  She was born and raised the the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.  She attended both college and medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated at the top of her class and was President of AOA.  She completed her pediatric internship and residency at MassGeneral Hospital for Children in 2008 and was honored with two teaching awards.  Following residency, she moved back to North Carolina and joined the UNC Chapel Hill Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  In 2015, she moved to Hawaii and joined the Department of Pediatrics at the John A. Burns Univeristy of Hawaii School of Medicine.  She returned to Boston in 2018 and is so happy to be back.  She enjoys all aspects of primary care pediatrics, but some of her favorite areas are newborn medicine, dermatology, and sports medicine.  Building long-term relationships with patients and their families is one of the most rewarding parts of her job.  When not at work, she loves spending time with her husband and two sons, nature walks, photography and literature.

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Mass General West Medical Group
52 Second Ave.
Suite 400
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781-487-4340

Medical Education

  • MD, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • Hamrick H.J, Gable E.K, Freeman E.H, Dunn L.L, Zimmerman S.P, Rusin M.M, Linthavong O.R, Wright M.E, Moss L.A, Skinner A.C. Reasons for refusal of newborn vitamin K prophylaxis: Implications for management and education. Hospital Pediatrics. January 2016.

    Zimmerman S, Rothman J, Hansen J, Rusin M, Bertone M, and Hamrick H. Clinical Pediatrics.  Systemic Loxoscelism in a Nonendemic Area: A Diagnostic Challenge for the Unsuspecting Physician.  October 2014

    Jacobson L, Zimmerman S, Lohr, J. Nail Findings in Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  Vol 34; Number Vol 34; Number. April 2015.

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