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 ( 242 RATINGS & 123 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     242 Ratings     123 Comments

Dec 15, 2021
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Zinser is a great doctor- knows about issues I ace trying to get medical care in a remote rural area. Cindy his medical asst, is tops. Raise her pay. She makes it easier to access Zinser's good medical care.

Dec 9, 2021
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He was pleasant and knowledgeable.

Dec 9, 2021
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We love Dr. Z for our teenage son!

Dec 7, 2021
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Very efficient personnel, would have had opportunity to ask questions

Dec 2, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is always easy to talk to and understand. He speaks to myself and my husband as human beings and doesn't add alot of "doctor jargon " that we wouldn't understand. We both appreciate this VERY much. Dr. Z has a great bedside manner with empathy and respect. I can't imagine having a better ally on my care team!

Dec 1, 2021
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I have tremendous faith in Dr. Zinser! He is the best family care provider that I have ever been privileged to have. I am troubled that I can no longer receive phlebotomy services at this clinic. I must now wait a couple days, delaying results, as well as spend time (and fuel) on the road to get to where this service can be provided. While I recognize you are subject to Covid mandates, let it be known that I would gladly receive phlebotomy services from an unvaccinated (Covid) professional. It would be of no concern to me at all.

Nov 30, 2021
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Dr Zinser is very good at answering my questions and keeping me on track. Explains things in very understandable terms. I would feel comfortable recommending him if asked. But I usually shy away from getting too involved in others important decisions as what's good for me may not be the same for them.

Nov 18, 2021
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Dr Zinser was awesome with me. I have recommended him to 2 of my family members.

Nov 12, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is the best! And so is the staff!

Nov 11, 2021
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Excelente experience

Nov 4, 2021
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Good general provider.

Nov 4, 2021
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Dr. Zinser's medical assistant, Cindy, is always personable and empathetic. Dr. Zinser provided information, including case study examples of his position regarding specific medication recommendations. I appreciate his suggestions and that he gives me options of what direction I want to take.

Nov 4, 2021
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Very good

Nov 3, 2021
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Good experience Great Dr Zinser and staf

Nov 2, 2021
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Dr. Zinser always listens to what I have to say. To me I see he cares about my health. I love the fact that when he sees me, he isn't in a rush to leave or push on.

Oct 28, 2021
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I found Dr. Zinser to have incredible focused attention to my concerns and stressors. Best of all he exudes compassion and humanism I seldom see in individuals as a whole. My son has serious extreme mental behavioral difficulties; would love to find someone in the field with Dr. Zinser's capabilities. As to my personal medical situation he has set me up for testing on my heart as well as for my long ongoing undetermined leg issues. I am much relieved no matter what the outcomes might be. I actually left his office elated! Gals were all more than accomodating and friendly as well. Great day considering I entered quite concerned about chest tension on left!

Oct 27, 2021
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Dr Zinser explains the condition so I can understand

Oct 26, 2021
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While I indicated that I did not get an appointment as soon as I thought I needed one, clinic staff directed me to urgent care where I received care I needed until my appointment with my provider. Dr. Zinser is always very patient, attentive, and provides me with detailed, scientific, evidence based information from which to help in making decisions. I receive excellent care from him and have complete trust in him as my primary care physician.

Oct 26, 2021
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Visit went well, as expected. No concerns.

Oct 21, 2021
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There was no immediate answer to my reason for visiting yesterday but Dr. Zinser ordered tests and X-ray for me. Those are done and he has already communicated with me today about the tests and the next steps. Extremely good care. After I became his patient, my wife changed to his care also. I chose Dr. Zinser on the recommendation of friends.

Oct 13, 2021
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I always have great courteous care with this provider/office.

Oct 13, 2021
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Doctor Zinser is the best I've had at Legacy.

Oct 7, 2021
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Doc listened very well. I don't go into the office very often and I had a few questions. He covered everything with me and took as much time as I needed. Overall it was an excellent visit.

Oct 7, 2021
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I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Zinser for my PCP.

Oct 6, 2021
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Everyone is great. Good service, diagnosis, they are wonderful.

Sep 16, 2021
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We were nervous when we arrived, but Dr. ZINSER was very kind address our concerns was very easy to understand, he's an excellent provider that we appreciate.

Sep 16, 2021
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We were super nervous about the visit but his assistant was very warm friendly, Dr Zinser walked in and warmly greeted us, we felt very at ease, he explained all our questions in the manner we could understand, it's hard sometimes when your nervous and don't comprehend everything that is said, but not with Dr. Zinser. We're very fortunate to be his patients.

Sep 15, 2021
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All have been good.

Sep 9, 2021
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He is always a Great listener and knows his information. Very friendly attitude

Sep 7, 2021
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Great provider. Genuinely cares.

Sep 3, 2021
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They have always professional and upbeat during my visits even during hectic times.

Sep 1, 2021
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I have never seen a clinic run as smoothly as this one - always a good experience - I think all the drs. I've seen are very good.

Aug 31, 2021
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The medical student was excellent.

Aug 27, 2021
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I hadn't seen Dr. Zinser since [date removed]. I always feel that he listens to me & doesn't keep looking at the clock!! That is a BIG plus in my book!!

Aug 26, 2021
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Dr was very understanding and explained my questions. Very informative.

Aug 25, 2021
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Doctor listened very carefully to my concerns. Very thorough explanations and answers.

Aug 25, 2021
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Great experience

Aug 25, 2021
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All good, very pleased with Dr Zinser and would recommend him to anyone

Aug 24, 2021
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Familiar with mem my general health and always asks if there are any concerns and listens attentively. He knows his stuff.

Aug 24, 2021
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Was willing to send colon cancer screening referral to The Oregon Clinic, as that is convenient for my father to be my chauffeur. Besides that, we had good conversations regarding my type 2 diabetes and aging in general.

Aug 11, 2021
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I am very pleased with my doctor and the staff. I am always greeted with a smiling face. I have been going to firwood medical for many years. I would not change a thing.

Aug 10, 2021
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Great doc

Aug 10, 2021
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Dr. Zinser always treats me like I am the only patient he has. Listens to what I have to say. I never feel rushed.

Aug 3, 2021
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Always listen to my concerns and addresses my concerns truthfully.

Aug 3, 2021
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I always know exactly what my health status is thanks to Dr Zinser. He takes the time to listen, educate, explain tests results and lets me be pro-active in decision making. I'm fortunate to have him as my physician!

Jul 30, 2021
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Dr Zinser always takes time to listen to any and all questions or concerns. He always answers with knowledge and detail that is easy to understand.

Jul 30, 2021
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Dr. Zinser does an awesome job on trying to get to the root of the problem and explains what changes he needs to make and what needs to be done. He takes the time to listen to what you have to say and the concerns I have

Jul 30, 2021
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Excellent on all counts.

Jul 28, 2021
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Great!

Jul 20, 2021
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Had a very good visit.

Jul 15, 2021
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I'm not very good at speaking about personnel private matters Dr. Zinser Has been a safe person and one who listens as a friend. I'm blessed by his compassion with professional.

Jul 15, 2021
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He really listened to my concerns and addressed them knowledgeable and reasonably. I am very grateful for the time he took with me and the care I received. Would wholeheartedly recommend him!

Jul 9, 2021
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Good visits - always.

Jul 8, 2021
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The communication was not good at all. No one called regarding my test results, I had to send messages and call. Come to find out (after I called) that I wasn't supposed to take antibiotics while on another medication. Also there were some "flags" on my test results that no one has explained to me but was able to get a follow up appt after I called again inquiring about a message that was sent to my primary doctor 2 days prior.

Jul 8, 2021
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Dr Zinser has always been excellent, I have always been very impressed with the quality of his care

Jul 7, 2021
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Dr. Zinser always takes time to talk about any issues I may have. He explains everything in detail and he's always pleasant.

Jul 7, 2021
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Very very good!

Jul 7, 2021
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Always dependable, gracious and courteous also staff.

Jul 6, 2021
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Dr. Z is a great doc

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 29, 2021
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Dr. Zinser is attentive and caring. I appreciate his honesty when I ask questions

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 22, 2021
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I like Dr. Z. He answers q.'s to the point & doesn't give "feel good" answers. I recommend him.

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!
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