Dr. Steven Zimmet has practiced dermatology in Austin, TX for more than three decades. He provides a wide range of skin care treatments, including laser-based treatments for the last 25 years. Dr. Zimmet makes sure that his patients are fully educated about various treatment options available in their case, and helps them make the most appropriate choices. His goal as a dermatologist is to provide outstanding, awesome, and renowned treatments to meet the patient’s aesthetic goals.
Education and Certifications
Dr. Zimmet graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1978 and completed his residency in Pittsburgh in 1981. He became a Fellow of the American College of Phlebology in 2004, and an Emeritus Fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology in 2007.
Dr. Zimmet became a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) in 2007. He is the founding president of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, and served as president of the American College of Phlebology from 2005 to 2007.
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Zimmet was elected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors in America Database for 2011-2012 for dermatology and phlebology. In 2013, he received the HealthTap Top Doctor Award for the “Top Aesthetic Medicine Specialist in Texas” as well as the “Most Influential Doctor in the Austin Region.” He also won the coveted Patient’s Choice Award in 2013.
The Consumers’ Research Council of America listed Dr. Zimmet in their “Guide to America’s Top Physicians.” The prestigious Vein Magazine named him as one of the 25 most influential professionals in vein care globally. The voting for this position was done by physicians in the United States as well as internationally who are connected with the field of vein care.
Presentations and Articles
Dr. Zimmet has delivered more than 70 presentations during his illustrious career at various national and international medical conferences related to skin care and other fields. He has also authored a large number of articles for globally recognized medical journals and other publications. He has been serving as Editor of “Phlebology: The Journal of Venous Disease” since 2007.
Lisa P., Co-Director Livonia Vein Center, Department of Surgery, Section of Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, said about Dr. Zimmet: “I have had the opportunity and privilege to work with Dr. Zimmet through the American College of Phlebology and the American Board of Phlebology. Not only is he an incredibly talented, intelligent and highly-respected clinician, he is also a tremendous mentor, teacher, and a true leader in his field.”
Apart from his practice as a dermatologist, Dr. Zimmet has served as faculty for the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American College of Phlebology, American Venous Forum, Society for Interventional Radiology, German Society of Phlebology, French Society of Phlebology, Canadian Society of Phlebology, and Australian Society of Phlebology. He gave a keynote talk at the 2013 Annual National Venous Interventional Summit in India. He has also served on the Scientific Committee and Abstract Committee of the International Union of Phlebology World Congress in 2013 in Boston.