Dr. Timothy Petsche, MD

Dr. Timothy Petsche, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Timothy Petsche, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Geneva, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

2525 Kaneville Rd

Geneva, IL 60134

Contact Information

(630) 584-1400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • CorVel
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
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Dr. Petsche's Experience

Dr. Petsche's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Petsche's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Petsche "When I am not treating patients, I enjoy spending time with my four children and my wife, Dr. Vicki Petsche, veterinarian and owner of Loyal Companions. I am an avid soccer player and have enjoyed coaching my children's soccer teams. I also spend time educating the community about injury prevention strategies for young athletes."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Petsche "I take pride in working with athletes, both young and old, to get them back to the life they love. I truly enjoy what I do and find great satisfaction being the team physician for the Batavia Bulldogs and Burlington Central Rockets.I dedicate a generous amount of time during your appointment helping you learn about your care options and to answering your questions. I believe a well educated patient is going to make better choices for their care."


  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • General Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Miami Sports Medicine Fellowship Health South Doctors' Hospital, Miami, Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petsche has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petsche's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petsche to family and friends
based on 36 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Petsche's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I found Dr Petsche to be arrogant, condescending and completely out of touch. My board certified Chiro is FAR more knowledgeable. The quality of my consult was seriously hindered by his rush to leave. After spending >1h having multiple xrays taken for a painful and debilitating joint condition Ive...more
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in Geneva, IL
Dr. Petsche is extremely knowledgeable, confident surgeon and an awesome person. I would highly recommend him. I fractured my fibula and tibia of right leg. Dr. Petsche explained everything in detail so that, I understood the surgery and what would happen after. He was very patient with us and...more
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in Elgin, IL
Dr. Petsche treated me for recurrent shoulder pain and correctly diagnosed my condition and recommended several treatment options before I elected to undergo surgery to correct chronic inflammation of my biceps tendon. I found Dr. Petsche to be an outstanding listener and talented surgeon. He...more
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in Batavia, Il
I experienced a work related accident. Dr. Petsche immediately diagnosed the injury and offered solutions as well as his recommendation(s). Extremely professional & kind. The process I elected was surgery on my bicep. The surgery was completed quickly by Dr. Petsche and the entire process was...more
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in Geneva, IL
I tore the meniscus in my knee running, that led me to Dr Petsche. Every office visit and exam, he was very straightforward about the situation I was in and clear regarding my options. I was hopeful that I would run again. I had surgery this past June to repair the meniscus, and through the...more
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