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Dr. Shelly Timmons, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Timmons

Dr. Shelly Timmons, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Timmons accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Timmons' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chiari's Deformity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Timmons treats Chiari's Deformity more than 71% of her peers

Dr. Timmons treats this condition more than 71% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric
Traumatic Brain Injury
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Dr. Timmons treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 52% of her peers

Dr. Timmons treats this condition more than 52% of her peers

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  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Timmons performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Timmons performs this procedure more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Timmons' conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shelly Timmons, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Uthsc
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Tennessee
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1997
1992
1991

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Penn State Health Neurosurgery

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