On Sunday, November 27, 2022, Ernest M. Zimmerman, M.D., passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family.
Beloved husband of 55 years of Barbara Kriedman Zimmerman, cherished father of Erica L. Zimmerman, M.D. (David Mark Silverman) and Lloyd E. Zimmerman, M.D., M.P.H., and adored Zeydie of Ian Samuel Blumberg.
Born in Toronto, Canada, Ernest M. Zimmerman, M.D., excelled in his studies at the University of Toronto, was accepted into their select medical program, and served proudly in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He moved to New York City, and completing training in Ophthalmology at SUNY Brooklyn’s highly-renowned training program. He met and married the love of his life, Barbara Kriedman.
He set up a thriving medical practice in Washington DC in which he was well-known and respected by his colleagues and community.
He was outstanding in his practice of ophthalmology, and had an incomparable knowledge and love of medicine.
Dr. Ernest Zimmerman was a loving and devoted husband, brother, father, father-in-law, uncle, cousin, grandfather and dear friend to many. The world was strengthened by his presence and is now an emptier place with his passing. Rest in peace and may his memory be a blessing.