Debra A. Zillmer, M.D.


Orthopedic Surgery


  1. Rochester, Minn
  • Non-operative orthopedics
  • Rehabilitation of orthopedic and sports related injuries
  • Bone & joint health of girls and women
  • Educating non-orthopedic health providers about diagnosis and care of orthopedic problems
  • Effective patient communication and education

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1990
    Fellow - Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Iowa
  2. 1989
    Resident - Orthopaedic SurgeryMontefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center
  3. 1985
    Internship - General SurgeryMontefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein Medical Center
  4. 1984
    MDAlbert Einstein College of Medicine
  5. 1976
    BS - Physical TherapyUniversity of Wisconsin, La Crosse


  1. American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  2. DiplomatAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Highlights

  1. Team Physician, U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, 4 Nation's Cup, China, 2011
  2. Team Physician, U-19 Women's National Soccer Team, FIFA Women's World Cup, Thailand, 2004
  3. Traveling Team Physician, United States Soccer Federation, 2003