Dr. Timothy Finney, MD

Dr. Timothy Finney, MD

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59 y/o
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Dr. Timothy Finney, MD is a sports medicine specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in sports medicine.Read his story

Southern Orthopedic Specialists

2731 Napoleon Ave

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Finney's Experience

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Dr. Finney's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Finney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Finney "Timothy P. Finney, M.D. received his orthopaedic training at Louisiana State University Medical School. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Sports Medicine West in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Finney has worked with high school, intercollegiate, semi-professional and professional athletics in the Greater New Orleans Area. He was a team physician for the New Orleans Saints football team 1993 - 2010. He was selected as one of the U.S. Olympic team physicians in 1996. Dr. Finney received the NFL Team Physician Society's Outstanding Team Physician of the Year Award for 2005. He has participated in the training of LSU family practice sports medicine fellows and is a clinical professor at LSU. His interests include sports related injuries and pathology of the shoulder and knee."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Finney "Dr. Finney has worked with high school, intercollegiate, semi-professional and professional athletics in the Greater New Orleans Area. He was a team physician for the New Orleans Saints football team 1993 - 2010. He was selected as one of the U.S. Olympic team physicians in 1996. Dr. Finney received the NFL Team Physician Society's Outstanding Team Physician of the Year Award for 2005. He has participated in the training of LSU family practice sports medicine fellows and is a clinical professor at LSU. His interests include sports related injuries and pathology of the shoulder and knee."

1  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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31  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sports Medicine West
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Finney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Baptist

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Finney's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finney to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Finney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Amazing Dr.very professional but yet Very friendly. I was so sick,but the way he was with made me feel confident that the treatment he suggested was appropriate. Love to continue seeing him rather than the unfriendly Dr.I've been seeing at the same office. Eunice
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Great communication and very personable
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