Dr. Ralf Zimmermann
Dr. Ralf Zimmermann
Ralf Zimmermann MD | Retired
The Team at Neway would like to thank Dr. Zimmermann for his unwavering dedication and commitment to patient care. He worked tirelessly throughout his career to help patients with their family building journeys. We are forever grateful for having had the opportunity to work with Dr. Zimmermann. His dedication, compassion, and professionalism are exemplary, and his life long career has brought so much joy and fulfillment to countless families. We want to wish Dr. Zimmermann all the best in his well-deserved retirement. Dr. Ralf Zimmermann is a double board-certified Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics & Gynecology.
He comes from an accomplished background in Reproductive Endocrinology and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), with a special interest in the psychological factors of infertility treatment. With over twenty years on the faculty at Columbia University’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, he brings a commitment to clinical excellence and a high degree of patient care to our sister fertility company Neway Fertility.
Originally from Germany, Dr. Zimmermann received his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Hamburg and is fluent in German, Spanish and French, accommodating many patients in need of fertility services that are not as readily available outside of the U.S.
Expertise & Special Interest
• Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART),
• Reproductive Endocrinology
• Obstetrics & Gynecology
• Psychiatry • Oncofertility • Fertility Preservation • Psychological Factors of Infertility Treatment • International Assisted Reproduction
Medical Degree: Universitaet Hamburg, Fachbereich Medizin
Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Psychiatry at Yale University, School of Medicine
Residency in Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at University of Hamburg and St. Elisabeth
Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility at Mayo Clinic
Certifications & Professional Affiliations
• Licensed in New York, Connecticut, and Germany
• Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology
• Board Certified: Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
• Awards: Healthgrades Honor Roll
• Previous Director of Oncofertility Columbia
• Previous Director of the Audobon Clinic of Reproductive Medicine
Insurance and Out-Of-Network Benefits
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