EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Cornell University , 2001 , Ithaca , NY

Medical School

  • Albert Einstein School of Medicine , 2006 , Bronx , NY

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Massachusetts General Hospital , 2009 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2012 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Zimmerman LA, Zalieckas JM, Shamberger RC, Bousvaros A. Postoperative complications of pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with vedolizumab. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Dec 16. View abstract
  2. Zimmerman LA, Saites CG, Bairdain S, Lien C, Zurakowski D, Shamberger RC, Linden BC, Bousvaros A. Postoperative Complications in Children With Crohn Disease Treated With Infliximab. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 09; 63(3):352-6. View abstract
  3. Zimmerman GM, Rees C, Posick C, Zimmerman LA. The power of (Mis)perception: Rethinking suicide contagion in youth friendship networks. Soc Sci Med. 2016 05; 157:31-8. View abstract
  4. Srinath AI, Goyal A, Zimmerman LA, Newara MC, Kirshner MA, McCarthy FN, Keljo D, Binion D, Bousvaros A, DeMaso DR, Youk A, Szigethy EM. Predictors of abdominal pain in depressed pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Aug; 20(8):1329-40. View abstract
  5. Nurko S, Zimmerman LA. Evaluation and treatment of constipation in children and adolescents. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Jul 15; 90(2):82-90. View abstract
  6. Zimmerman LA, Shamberger RC, Valim C, Bousvaros A. The effect of immunomodulators and biologics on indication for surgical bowel resection in children with Crohn's disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Jun; 20(6):1015-20. View abstract
  7. Zimmerman LA, Srinath AI, Goyal A, Bousvaros A, Ducharme P, Szigethy E, Nurko S. The overlap of functional abdominal pain in pediatric Crohn's disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Mar-Apr; 19(4):826-31. View abstract