Dr. Timothy Schurman, MD

Dr. Timothy Schurman, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Timothy Schurman, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

5950 University Ave Ste 120

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 875-9744

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Hand Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Schurman'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Med College Wi Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Wi Hospital And Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schurman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schurman's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schurman to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Schurman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Had simple surgery to remove a cyst. Completely botched the surgery and recovery process.
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Dr Schurman accused me of being a pill popper because I asked him to give me something for the pain I was in after quadriceps tendon surgery. Lied and said he had doctors letters saying I was trying to get pain meds. The 3 months I went to him he never once did a culture on my open wound to see if...more
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Did a surgery on me left everything a mess with my surgery and lies about it. We will see how this turns out
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Awful. Went for consult on Hidradenitis Suppurativa & laser & he was so behind the times on the latest treatment and findings out there, it was scary. He looked like he just woke up, no energy, terrible personality. Not willing to listen & he couldn't wait to leave the room, I think I intimidated...more
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Dr. Schurman was the on-call doctor. I saw my doctor regarding a developing complication from surgery. My doctor gave me care instructions and instructions to call the on-call line if anything changed or became worse. They did, I called, Dr. Schurman called back an hour later told me to relax and...more
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