Dr. Timothy Johans, MD

Dr. Timothy Johans, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Timothy Johans, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 400

Boise, ID 83704

Contact Information

(208) 327-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • PacificSource
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johans performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
more than 79% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 69% of peers

Dr. Johans'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

27  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • University Of Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Kansas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johans has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johans' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johans to family and friends
78 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (78)

  • 5
    (64)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Johans' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Pretty much saved my left arm and hand. Always calms down my wife and answers all 50 of her questions.
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After 20 years of pain and several Dr. visits that only offered highly risky surgery with metal/plastic discs and rods, I found Dr. Johans who agreed to do the surgery to 'clean up' my herniated discs, scar tissue, and pinched nerves with the most conservative approach. After surgery, I was able to...more
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I met with Dr. Johans 11 years ago when I went in with little feel or strength in my right had. His diagnosis was quick and the Laminectomy he performed resolved my issues to this day. I have sine been seeing him for other nerve issues. Dr. Johans, the entire staff are as professional as you can...more
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He is crazy smart and very direct like Dr. House from the TV show. He really is the best in the state at what he does and I’d put him in the top 10 nationwide.
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If you are in pain and at the point of exploring surgical options, you owe it to yourself to schedule an appointment with Dr. Johans. He’s interested in educating his patients and knowing their names, finding out what their desired surgical outcomes are and being honest about what he is able do to...more
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