Dr. Timothy Pater, MD

Dr. Timothy Pater, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(44)
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Dr. Timothy Pater, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Longmont, CO. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

1610 Dry Creek Dr

Longmont, CO 80503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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Top Care Areas

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Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 97% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pater "The hand and upper extremity are unique areas that are made up of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, skin, and blood vessels. Preservation and restoration of hand and arm function is critical to each individual who has unique demands and aspirations. For each individual, I believe it is important to listen to their unique demands and goals as it relates to upper extremity problems. In doing so, I can help patients achieve their goal of restoration of function and relief of pain."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release

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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.

Education

  • Marquette University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award for Outstanding Performance, 2004
Media & Publications
  • Glomus Tumor of the Hallux: Case Presentation and Review of the Literature, June 2004
  • Locked Unicortical Plating Versus Non-locked Bicortical Plating In the Treatment of Forearm Fractures,
  • Nonunion of Humeral Shaft Facture Following Unrecognized Longstanding Posterior Shoulder Dislocation, 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pater's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pater to family and friends
4.7
based on 44 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Pater's 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

in Longmont, Co |
Dr. Later was very emphatic and explained my choices to me. He did not push me into surgery and was willing to see as much as I needed.
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Denver, CO |
Wow. We were so very fortunate that Dr. Pater just happened to be at the hospital when my son came into the ER with a severely broken wrist. The care my son has received has been the highest quality. My only complaint is how busy this practice is. Wait times can be long.
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Grand Prairie, TX |
Awesome. From Estes Park
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in Frederick, CO |
Doctor Pater is phenomenal! He is getting ready to do his second surgery on me. His first being my right wrist when I had so much scar tissue built up that I couldn't flex it anymore! This next one is going to be for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and I know that he will take care of it with the same...more
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Dr. Pater was very compassionate and understanding. He addressed and answered all questions that I had regarding my upcoming surgery. The day of surgery he addressed a couple of other concerns I had to my satisfaction.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pater accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
    Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Colorado Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • Pennacle
    Pennacle Pennacle
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans EPO
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Pater has admitting privileges

Boulder Community Health
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Good Samaritan Medical Center
200 Exempla Cir
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Longmont United Hospital
1950 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
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