Dr. Timothy Mims, MD

Dr. Timothy Mims, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Timothy Mims, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.Read his story

2443 Sir Barton Way Ste 275

Lexington, KY 40509

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Mims' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mims "Dr. Timothy Mims, MD, earned his degree from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Mims completed his anesthesia residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and his pain management fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell)/Hospital for Special Surgery. His interests are in neuromodulation in the treatment of various neuropathic pain conditions including complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, phantom pain, and peripheral neuropathy. He is the recipient of the Castle Connolly Magazine's Top Doctor Award. Dr. Mims is double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Medicine."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
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18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Brookdale Hopsital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • New York Presbyterian Hosp Cornell Univ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mims' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mims to family and friends
11 total reviews (7 have comments)

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Dr. Mims' Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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Patient Comments (7)

Dr Mims is a caring person who is actually interested in helping his patients. His staff is friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone with acute or chronic pain. Don't try to go in and fake it because he can tell the difference no matter how good you think you are!
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Dr Mims is a fantastic Dr.. He listens and explains everything he will do to help you... He is the best pain doctor I have ever seen! His staff are very sweet girls they treat me good always friendly..
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5 STARS!!! Dr. Mims is super!!! (Wish I could say the same for his office help).
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Dr. Timothy Mims is the best pain management doctor, I've found. He treated me in Austin, TX, before he relocated. I was very pleased with his care. He listens intently, he communicates clearly and he brings a very high level of skill and compassion to help solve the problems. He never gives up,...more
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I found Dr.Mims to be one of the most professional, with excellent clinical skills. He is an exception to his practice. I highly recommend him as one of the very best physicians I have seen. He has a very pleasant bedside manner. I give him a 5 star rating
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