Dr. Timothy Witham, MD

Dr. Timothy Witham, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Timothy Witham, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.


Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

(410) 616-7101

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 92% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Witham'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Pittsburgh/U Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Witham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Witham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Witham to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Witham's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr.Witham is a great surgeon and a very caring individual. He performed neck surgery and a few months later volunteered to attend a very complex surgery on my lumbar region. Christina, his assistant is the best! I am very grateful to both. I have recommended him to friends and will continue to do...more
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I received a cervical disc arthoplasty (replacement) from Dr. Witham in 2016. He did an amazing job and I am happy to report the return of strength in both my bilateral upper extremities. I am extremely glad that I chose to do the replacement vs. the fusion and Dr. Witham has been incredible.
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He has given me all the time I needed answering questions, both in his office and by email. He has performed several operations for me and if I should need another one, I would choose Dr Witham,
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My surgery seem to be the greatest thing that had happened to me after several back fusion. To get right to the point, I was informed that I would probably go through 9-12 of some extreme pain.I made them my past pain management clinic. I was instructed that we would deal with that when get to...more
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Although Dr. Witham came highly regarded; I would not personally recommend him after seeing him for a consultation. During my consultation; a 1/4 of his time was spent personal texting. Now one might reason that it was professionally related except I swear he played an attached video because I...more
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