College of Medicine


Dr. Rodney Zimmermann is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus.  He is the Head, Section of Cardiology and also Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in the Regina Qu’Appelle Heath District and also has a Visiting Consultant appointment at the South Central Health District in Saskatchewan.  He is a general and interventional cardiologist with his practice based at the Regina General Hospital, Regina, Saskatchewan where he also serves as Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.  His interests include clinical and interventional cardiology and he is involved in numerous research projects both locally and as part of multi-center clinical trials, and has had and been involved in multiple publications.


Dr. Zimmermann received his MD from the University of Saskatchewan in 1988, graduating with Great Distinction.  He completed his internship at the Saint Thomas Medical Center in Akron, Ohio, USA from 1988 to 1989.  He did his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Calgary, Alberta between 1989 and 1992.  He subsequently completed his residency in Cardiology and his Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology from 1992 to 1995 at the University of Calgary.  He has been in private practice in Regina, Saskatchewan since that time.


Dr. Zimmermann has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine (FRCPC) since 1993 and received his Certificate of Specialty in Cardiology in 1994. He has been a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) since 1997. He is a fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) since 2015. He became a fellow of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (FCCS) in the first year of its availability in 2016.  He is former chair of the Specialty Committee for Cardiology in Canada for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and remains on the committee. He is an active member of the Examination Board for Cardiology for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  He currently is a member of both the Canadian Cardiovascular Society (and has previously served a term on Council) and the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology. He currently serves on the National Executive as Treasurer for the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. He is a former member of the National Executive of the Canadian Association of Interventional Cardiology and former President of the Regina Cardiac Society.  He is a former ACC Governor for the Prairie Provinces, Board of Governors for the American College of Cardiology, based in Washington, DC.