Dr. Timothy Govaerts, MD

Dr. Timothy Govaerts, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Timothy Govaerts, MD is a nephrology specialist in Boulder, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in nephrology.

4743 Arapahoe Ave Ste 104

Boulder, CO 80303

Contact Information

(303) 443-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
more than 89% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
more than 75% of peers
more than 69% of peers

Dr. Govaerts's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Govaerts "The physicians and staff of Western Nephrology operate with integrity and compassion and value our relationships with patients, health partners and community. We practice medicine in the most comprehensive, evidence-based approach possible. Through collaboration, integration, innovation and use of technology we maintain our position at the forefront of evolving healthcare delivery models that improve quality of life, outcomes and cost."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

36  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Mi Hosps and Health Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Govaerts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Govaerts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Govaerts to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Govaerts' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Fantastic beside manner. He fully explains your condition, and the planned avenue to recovery. Exceptionally knowledgeable with patient care his highest priority.
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Great he explain what need to be done in terms I can understand he very professional would recommend him to anybody that needed his service
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Dr Govaerts really listens carefully, presents all the options of care, and trusts the patient to make an informed decision. He is very respectful of your wishes and very helpful.
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Dr. Govaerts and his staff are phenomenal. Dr. Govaerts is highly knowledgeable, and extremely personable. He had already reviewed my chart and labs prior to my appointment. He was timely, and spent an hour with me. He used visual aids to enable my understanding. He answered all my questions. I...more
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Friendly, caring, informative.
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