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Todd M. Zimmerman, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. Todd Zimmerman's primary interest is the treatment of multiple myeloma. He has developed expertise in stem cell transplantation, drug development, and the treatment of cancer in elderly patients.

Dr. Zimmerman and his colleagues have developed a comprehensive program for multiple myeloma in which many treatment options are made available to each patient on an individual basis. The program works closely with basic scientists at the University of Chicago in order to develop novel therapeutics for myeloma. The University of Chicago is also an active participant in the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium that focuses on bringing the best novel agents to patients in a timely manner.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Medical School

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Northwestern University, Chicago


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology

Language Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-6149

For patient appointments, please contact the
cancer center intake call center at (855) 702-8222.

Office Fax

(773) 702-3163

Office Postal Address

Todd M. Zimmerman, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2115
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More About Dr. Zimmerman

Dr. Zimmerman is featured in a story about a multiple myeloma patient who participated in the clinical trial of a new medication to improve survival. Dr. Zimmerman says the drug has proven to be very effective in suppressing myeloma cells.

The University of Chicago Medicine's Science Life blog features a video of stem cell transplant patients sharing stories of survival at the 2nd annual Celebration of Life - a reunion of patients, donors, family members and medical staff.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Zimmerman's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.