Dr. Christian G. Zimmerman, MD, Boise, ID, 83706

901 North Curtis Road

Suite 503

Boise, ID 83706

United States

Dr. Christian Zimmerman specializes in neurosurgical care. Some of the conditions treated and/or services provided include but are not limited to: Cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine problems. Dr. Zimmerman is ranked number 1 in the state of Idaho for Neurosurgery in 2012. He also is ranked among the top 10% in the Nation for Neurosurgery Services and has received a five star rating according to HealthGrades.

Referral requirements for Neurosurgery (Dr. Zimmerman) are listed below:

  • Referral from a provider (MD or Mid-Level)

  • Must have MRI or CT (6 months old or less)

  • Patient demographics

Dr. Zimmerman is part of the group that makes up Saint Alphonsus Spine Care Center.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Neurosurgeon

Areas of Expertise


  • Arm Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated / Bulging Disc
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Tumors


  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy/Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Back Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Discectomy
  • Laminectomy/Decompression Surgery
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Neck Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back Surgery


Languages Spoken: English


  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Board Certified, American Board of Pain Management
  • Masters of Business Administration, Auburn University

Professional Distinctions

  • Saint Alphonsus Spine Medicine Institute Medical Director
  • Saint Alphonsus Health System Executive Director of Research
  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Boise, State University
  • Fellowship, Catholic Health Association Overseas

Professional Affiliations

  • The Royal Society of Medicine
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • National Academies of Science Institute of Medicine