Dr. Timothy Wiebe, MD

Dr. Timothy Wiebe, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o
(29)

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Dr. Timothy Wiebe, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and pediatric neurosurgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 63% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
normal
more than 60% of peers

Dr. Wiebe'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wiebe "I will perform a detailed history and physical examination to detect neurosurgical conditions. I will advise you of treatment options that might benefit you."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Calgary / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Alberta Faculty Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Baptist Health Systems, Birmingham, Alabama
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Enfolded Training In Adult and Pediatric Tethered Cord Syndrome
    Other Education | Completed
  • Enfolded Training In Complex Spinal Surgery
    Other Education | Completed
  • Enfolded Training In Pediatric Neurosurgery
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wiebe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wiebe's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wiebe to family and friends
29 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Wiebe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I almost lost my life because of this incompetent man. He did my surgery for Chiari, then never handled my after care. I developed meningitis as a surgery complication and kept going to the ER sick and he refused to follow up thinking my pain was a joke. By the time it was caught I was on my death...more
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Great surgeon!!!!
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This Dr. saved me from infection. Everyone else dismissed me but Dr. Wiebe saved my like. Best Dr in Town and Bakersfield Memoral should be blessed to have him
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Dr. Wiebe is the most kind caring Dr. I have been to with my Dad in a long time. He took his time he sat down and talked to us like we where people and not just a number. Thank you so much Dr
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The most unprofessional neurosurgeon I've dealt with!!! He was short, snippy and very rude!!! How he's still employed shocks me!!! When I met him for the first and only time, we were conversing and eventually he got up and walked out of the room without finishing with me and proceeded to take his...more
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