Bernard Zimmermann, MD

Voluntary Associate Professor, Medicine

Bernard Zimmermann


A graduate of Harvard College and the West Virginia University School of Medicine, Dr. Zimmermann completed medical and rheumatology training at the Roger Williams Medical Center. He has been an active member of the Rheumatology and Internal Medicine faculties for over 20 years. He has published articles on various topics including septic arthritis, spondyloarthropathy, and gout, and lectures frequently on many rheumatologic topics.

Other Positions

  • Roger Williams Medical Center


  • West Virginia University, MD
  • Harvard College, BA


  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Stanishewski M, Zimmermann B. Osteoarthritis Treatment in the Veteran Population. Fed Pract. 2015 Dec; 32(Suppl 12):21S-25S. PMID: 30766104.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2013

    Rolle AS, Zimmermann B, Poon SH. Etanercept-induced Henoch-Schönlein purpura in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2013 Mar; 19(2):90-3. PMID: 23364662.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2009

    Zimmermann B. Introduction: hyperuricemia and gout. Med Health R I. 2009 Nov; 92(11):352. PMID: 19999891.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2009

    Poon SH, Hall HA, Zimmermann B. Approach to the treatment of hyperuricemia. Med Health R I. 2009 Nov; 92(11):359-62. PMID: 19999894.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2009

    Majmudar S, Hall HA, Zimmermann B. Treatment of adult inflammatory myositis with rituximab: an emerging therapy for refractory patients. J Clin Rheumatol. 2009 Oct; 15(7):338-40. PMID: 20009968.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/30/2007

    Costa MF, Said NR, Zimmermann B. Drug-induced lupus due to anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha agents. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jun; 37(6):381-7. PMID: 17977585.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/15/2006

    Hall HA, Zimmermann B. Evolution of dermatomyositis during therapy with a tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitor. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Dec 15; 55(6):982-4. PMID: 17139649.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/1/2004

    Costa M, Rizack T, Zimmermann B, Rizak T. Rheumatologic conditions of the foot. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2004 Mar-Apr; 94(2):177-86. PMID: 15028795.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2001

    Talip F, Walker N, Khan W, Zimmermann B. Treatment of Felty's syndrome with leflunomide. J Rheumatol. 2001 Apr; 28(4):868-70. PMID: 11327265.

    Read at: PubMed

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