Dr. Timothy Garner, MD

Dr. Timothy Garner, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Timothy Garner, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery.

5838 Six Forks Rd Ste 100

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 785-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 81% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 82% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated


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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garner to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Garner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

In my opinion,Dr. Garner is the best surgeon in Raleigh. I have been seeing him since before my surgery last September and have nothing but good things to say about his whole team. He is very straightforward about your condition and surgery and what you can expect, answers all your questions and...more
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I seen DR Garner in 2012 for sciatica nerve problem on my left side of my hip stymieing from a compression of my L4-L5 disk compression. I could Barely Walk with my left leg , it was almost to the point of dragging it!! Thanks to him and his Team at Wake Med . It has been Four Years ( PAIN ) free....more
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wonderful and excellent DR. I Would to thank him and his team at his office and at Wakemed Hospitals.
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Saw a couple other Dr.s for severe upper leg pain. I met with Dr. Garner twice and he scheduled lower back surgery. Woke up in recovery with no leg pain. I feel better now than I have in several years. I would not see anyone else for back issues. He and the office staff are extremely...more
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