Zinser Deryk
Legacy Health Partners

Deryk Zinser, DO

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Medicine, Board-certified
  • Languages:

    English, Interpreters available for other languages
  • Gender:

    Male

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 222 RATINGS & 107 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Firwood

About Me:

Dr. Zinser grew up in the Gresham area, working through college on a local nursery/farm. After finishing his medical education in Des Moines, Iowa and subsequently his Family Medicine Residency in Vancouver, Washington, he has established practice with Legacy Health Medical Group - Firwood Clinic. He looks forward to caring for patients of all ages in his home communities when he joins Firwood Clinic in September 2012. Hobbies include: Hiking, Spending time with my family

Education:
Residency: Family Medicine of Southwest Washington
Medical School: Des Moines University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hospitals Served: Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     222 Ratings     107 Comments

Jul 1, 2021
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Provider was very nice and listened but the specimen collection could have been a self swab and was unnecessary for the Provider to do with the method he did (didn't use a speculum). Self swab should be an option given to ALL female patients when feasible.

Jun 25, 2021
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Dr Zinser is a very good physician, he seems well read on subjects regarding my health and breaks them down in layman's terms.

Jun 25, 2021
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good

Jun 25, 2021
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I really liked this provider, if I ever stopped seeing my current provider I would like to go to this provider

Jun 24, 2021
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Both Dr Zinser and his medical assistant, Cindy give me Superior care. I do recommend this clinic to friends and family. From the front desk to having my blood drawn, including my visit, I've never experienced such wonderful clinic efficiency. They all deserve an outstanding kudos from Legacy administration.

Jun 24, 2021
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His explanations are clear but not condescending. He listens, REALLY listens!

Jun 17, 2021
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short office visit which is good.

Jun 16, 2021
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Dr. Zinser provided me with great care. Cindy & Skyler, his nurses are THE BEST. PAY THEM MORE! Much needed support and services not available in my remote, rural area. Dr. Zinser well aware of this and he help.

Jun 16, 2021
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provider was extremely competent, knowledgeable and prepared with my history. he was reassuring, caring and I felt a confidence and safety my medical care was in competent wholistic care.

Jun 1, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is an excellent listener and communicator. he's extremely detail oriented and intelligent with a keen sense of comparative analysis.

May 28, 2021
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Deryk is a good listener & has intensely educated answershe does his homework.

May 27, 2021
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Lovely

May 27, 2021
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it was a great experience,both the intern doctor and Dr Zinser were patience in answering my questions,and in removing a mole from my leg .took time to explain the details of the procedure.

May 27, 2021
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the doctor devoted his entire time that I needed and answered all my questions without hesitation.

May 25, 2021
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I've had only good experiences at this location. Dr. Zinser is excellent. He's a fine listener, very knowledgeable, and usually surprises me with his ability to connect the dots diagnostically. I have no complaints or concerns about others working in that office.

May 21, 2021
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He is our Primary care provider great care

May 19, 2021
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great doctors and staff! always make you feel comfortable.

May 18, 2021
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Dr Zinser treated me very courteously and kindly and answered any questions that I had clearly and patiently.

May 14, 2021
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Dr.Z may run late but that is because he is taking time to listen and treat all of your needs. I never feel rushed no matter how many things I bring up. Thank you for always listing to my needs and explaining everything clearly. I always feel that all my options for treatment have been clearly explained to me so I can make the best decision for my care and also know my doctor agrees with the plan we made together! My MA is always kind and listens, calls are returned the same day and paperwork is never lost or not done in a timely manner. They are an amazing team!

May 7, 2021
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Dr. Zinser & staff are excellent.

May 7, 2021
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Dr.Zinser and his nurse Cindy are by far the best medical providers I have ever seen. They take their time to explain what I need to know. I feel they truly care about me as a person. Whereas most physicians I've been to just treat me as a number and want to rush through he appointment , get me out of their hair . I'll be moving soon to another state and I worry that whoever becomes my physician won't come close to Dr. Zinser and Cindy. So you can see how much I appreciate these two providers.

May 6, 2021
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Dr Zinser takes the time to answer any questions. Has a good since of humor and is quick to make referrals or needed test.

Apr 30, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is very professional, courteous and understanding!

Apr 27, 2021
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I have been very satisfied with this clinic and provider.

Apr 20, 2021
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Dr Zinser is the best doctor I have ever had. always listens to me, has answers and is always up to date on my issues.

Apr 20, 2021
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provider was through, informative, knowledgeable and professional.

Apr 20, 2021
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I have been seeing this same doctor at this office for several years. He is well informed on my medical issues, listens well, and finds remedies that work well for my aliments. You can't beat that!

Apr 19, 2021
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I appreciate Dr. Zinser's knowledge and patience in addressing all of my conserns.

Apr 19, 2021
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She loves her doctor and it takes the time to listen to her in regards to her health.

Apr 15, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is an awesome Individual. Always has my best interest in mind when it comes to my Healthcare. His assistant Cindy is an awesome professional. I like and respect these two people so much I drive from [location removed] for my appointments.

Apr 9, 2021
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I always am treated with the upmost respect from Dr. Zinser and his entire Staff .

Apr 8, 2021
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Always happy with visits with Dr. Zinser.

Apr 8, 2021
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The doctor went over test results and spoke with me about a test he ordered. We discussed possible medication for a blood sugar issue.

Apr 7, 2021
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I have referred Dr. Zinser to several of my friends and familymembers. Many are now his patients and are very happy with his service.

Apr 7, 2021
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so thankful for Dr Zinser and staff! They are the best ever!

Apr 6, 2021
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I can say in all honesty that I have never had a bad experience with this provider or staff. I have received the utmost respect and attention that I would expect from my doctor. I have issues with trusting people in today's world, and this facility and staff are top-notch and fully trustable. I drive 2 hrs. for my appointments because although I moved away, I intend on keeping them for my care.

Apr 6, 2021
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Everyone was polite, professional and efficient.

Apr 2, 2021
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I love my dr. He is extremely smart, and explains thing in a way I can understand I have a bad case of fibromyalgia, headaches, and several other problems.

Apr 2, 2021
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Dr Zinser helped me understand clearly what was going on to cause my Vertigo, he helped me understand the medications and what treatment would be best for me.

Apr 1, 2021
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Always feel like Dr Zinser listens to me and my concerns. never feel rushed be him and always feel heard. highly recommend him!

Mar 31, 2021
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This visit went very well, but not all concerns get the attentions I think they they deserve. Very little personalization though we have a long relationship.

Mar 31, 2021
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always good

Mar 30, 2021
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I have always had an excellent experience with this physician

Mar 30, 2021
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DR Zinser always is very easy to understand and doesn't rush you.

Mar 11, 2021
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I always appreciate the time spent, attentiveness, attention to detail, friendliness and knowledge of my care team.

Mar 11, 2021
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The visit went well... Dr Zinser had blood drawn and set up a referral to follow up with neuro surgeon to move forward with care plan.

Mar 10, 2021
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Iam always treated with respect while visiting my provider Dr. Deryk Zinser. Can't say enough good things about Dr. Zinser, very happy with him!

Mar 9, 2021
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I often submit questions and needs through the MyHealth portal and usually have a response from the office staff or physician within 24 hours. I always feel like my well being is important.

Mar 9, 2021
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very attentive to my basic needs!

Mar 5, 2021
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I really appreciate Dr. Z who is straight forward, very knowledgeable and compassionate.

Mar 5, 2021
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thank you. very informative.

Mar 4, 2021
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Zinser was great. Professional, friendly, thorough. Very informative and respectful of what I wanted to do.

Feb 25, 2021
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they have alway been good to me.

Feb 23, 2021
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The doctor was very interested of my concerns. And I given a lot of respect.

Feb 18, 2021
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Dr Zinser and his medical assistant Cindy are professional, helpful, friendly, informative and do all they can to help.

Feb 17, 2021
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the dr was very nice and answered any questions I had. explained things that I wanted to know. I feel he is a very good dr. ok

Feb 11, 2021
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Dr. Zinser always treats me like I am the only patient that he has. Answers my questions fully.

Feb 10, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is my wife's and my GP currently and for the past several years. In both of our opinions, Dr. Z is the best GP we have had during our lifetimes, no exaggeration. He listens intently and provides clear information and guidance on options available. In this particular visit, and as an acknowledgement to the current COVID epidemic, he listed future testing options in terms of; lowest risk, highest safety, and lowest cost - I greatly appreciated that advise.

Feb 3, 2021
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I have always had a great repor with the Dr. and his staf

Feb 3, 2021
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checkin is efficient. Dr. Zinser is kind & listens carefully to my concerns. He helps me understand what is happening to make me feel ill and prescribes necessary medicine when appropriate. I would readily refer my family & friends to him.

Jan 29, 2021
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I trust Dr. Zinser with my health care because he always takes time to explain everything and always asks if I have any concerns or questions.

Jan 29, 2021
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He always listens to my explination of the issue and then asks probing questions to get more details. He also makes sure i know my options. At this visit the team worked to make an appointment and get insurance approval for a CT Scan before i even left the office and headed straight there. Awsome!

Jan 27, 2021
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It was "all good"

Jan 21, 2021
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Dr Zinser is great i couldn't ask for a better doctor. he always makes visits great, he genuinely cares about my concerns and answers any questions I have.... which is sometimes a bunch. His nurse Cindy is also fantastic. I would and have recommended him to family and friends. 10/10 best dr in sandy!

Jan 20, 2021
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I love this office, I've been with them for almost 15 yrs. and I drive a long way to just go to Firwood.

Jan 20, 2021
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excellent service friendly people

Jan 15, 2021
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Staff always helpful an try to get you 8n as fast as possible.

Jan 14, 2021
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This was a "meet and greet" appointment with this provider. I was very impressed with the doctor and now he is my primary care doctor. Referred by my brother.

Jan 6, 2021
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pretty sure all my immediate family members go to the Firwood clinic, except one that has different insurance.

Jan 5, 2021
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I think my doctor and nurse are the best. I feel luck to have found them amd I think the front office doesn't call about test results because of how great the MyHealth app works for me. I always bore results there the second they're available.

Jan 5, 2021
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My experience was good but many of my friends and colleagues have specific needs and concerns- say they have young children or are elders with specific issues that a different physician would be the best match. Dr. Zinser is good for ME but not the best fit for everybody- nobody is.

Jan 5, 2021
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when I was trying to make an appointment with my provider and I was telling her how important it is I see him she kept trying to have me see some one else I said no

Dec 30, 2020
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Dr. Zinser made me feel respected and listened to. He did not make me feel silly or dramatic with any of the questions I had. I appreciated the way he explained everything to me in detail so I can make informed choices, and understand why we are doing the tests he ordered.

Dec 18, 2020
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Dr. Zinser is the best I've had at Legacy over many years. I've had two other drs. He changed my medicines that improved my breathing a 100% to me he listen and cared about me I wished I had him years ago.

Dec 17, 2020
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I am very pleased and reassured to be a patient of Dr. Zinser and his group. Particularly because my previous experience with medical care in the Portland area were not up to par.

Dec 16, 2020
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dr Zinser is always very helpful. I trust him completely

Dec 11, 2020
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after I arrived I got in quickly, met with Dr quickly, and had the info I needed quickly. Very pleased with this visit.

Dec 8, 2020
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Immediate concerns were addressed. Follow-up concerns (sent via message in iPhone app) are pending the doctor's return to the office [date removed]. Personally, I need to schedule some follow-up tests after the new year, and I'm certain they'll be handled equally as professionally as my past visits.

Dec 8, 2020
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Ive always experienced a quality visit at this facility... I like Dr Zinser The only experience ive had that that is on the negative is that Dr Zinser is very busy and sometimes long waits for an appointment.

Dec 4, 2020
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understanding doctor

Dec 3, 2020
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best physician I've ever had, hands down. knowledgeable, kind, thorough, attentive and informative. glad to have found this professional who obviously loves what he does.

Nov 24, 2020
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My primary care doctor is the most competent and relevant doctor I've ever had. I'm very glad that I was able to switch to him as my primary.

Nov 24, 2020
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I could not ask for a better experience. Whether my health problem is minor or serious, I appreciate their professionalism meshed with an honest feeling of caring for my health.

Nov 24, 2020
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I feel very safe and cared for in this office. I'm always treated with respect. Dr Zinser gives me his best, explains things to a perfect understanding. I feel well cared for.

Nov 13, 2020
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Dr. Zinser was extremely helpful and the advice he gave me is working.

Nov 11, 2020
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Dr. Zinser, his MA Cindy and Stephanie the phlebotomist all gave me excellent care! Stephanie drew my labs, then Cindy was able to test my A1C without poking my finger. The staff who care, for me are EXCEPTIONAL! They deserve a raise $ and commendated for their professionalism & care!

Nov 10, 2020
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Dr. Zinser is the best primary care doctor I have ever had. He has a great personality, is attentive, thorough and detailed. I am fortunate to have such a fine doctor.

Nov 10, 2020
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I asked questions, they were answered with excellent answers.

Nov 4, 2020
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We have recommended Dr Zinser to our neighbors, and friends they all see Dr Zinser, and are very pleased and thankful. We love Dr. Zinser and are thankful for him.

Nov 3, 2020
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When I need help the office always responds immediately. Dr. Zinser is very knowledgeable and always helpful. I'm confident with his care.

Oct 29, 2020
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Very Happy with Dr. Very Happy with Dr.Zinser

Oct 29, 2020
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My Experiences where really nice. And got the results I was looking for.

Oct 29, 2020
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Explanations are always detailed and informative from this provider. Love going there.

Oct 23, 2020
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Superb service's

Oct 23, 2020
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Everything went smoothly.

Oct 20, 2020
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It seems "holistic" healthcare is no more. Not to pick on my provider, but I always feel limited to just focus on one maybe two issues, when I have many more concerns. It also seems like if one doesn't fall into a particular category of expected symptoms & results, or follow a course of the majority, that the concern is just ignored. "If its not easy, don't bother" is the feeling I get from healthcare today. No specificity, which is what I really want from my primary care provider.

Oct 14, 2020
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Mom loves Dr. Zinser and Cindy.

Oct 14, 2020
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I've recommended Dr Zinser to several people, he is smart and very nice.

Oct 14, 2020
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This Doctor was not my normal one as she was on maternity leave but I thought he was great. HE was very easy to talk too and explained things very well.

Oct 13, 2020
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ALWAYS GOOD,TRUST HIM WITH MY LIFE.

Oct 8, 2020
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had a very good visit with DR Zinser...

Oct 5, 2020
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Dr. Zinser was very personable and friendly. He is approachable and a good listener that gave appropriate feed back to my questions and concerns. I did forget to ask about getting a flu vaccine but that was my mistake not his.

Oct 5, 2020
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All the staff is very upbeat and willing to help and listen to any needs I have.

Oct 5, 2020
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Every time we have an appointment with Dr. Z we look forward to it because we know that he will be up to date with our information and our needs. He truly cares about us both as fellow people and as patients. He is well read and current with new medical information. My wife and I both think you probably ought to pay him more.

Oct 5, 2020
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Dr. Zinser always takes time to explain his diagnosis and/or reason for tests.

Sep 2, 2020
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A good visit with outlooks for the future.

Aug 27, 2020
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outstanding customer service
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