Dr. Timothy Zimmer, MD

Dr. Timothy Zimmer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Timothy Zimmer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

8700 Stony Point Pkwy Ste 130

Richmond, VA 23235

Contact Information

(804) 320-2700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Zimmer'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. Zimmer "Foot and Ankle Orthopaedics"

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (2/4/2015)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia
2 Board Actions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/13/2016)
    Action Taken: Letter of Concern
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
  • Unprofessional Conduct (2/5/2015)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Virginia

Education

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mayo Grad School Med Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zimmer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zimmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zimmer's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zimmer to family and friends
30 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Zimmer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I have been a patient for many years and have complete confidence in the Dr. He is patient, kind and took the time to listen. I am sure that is why he was running late. Anything good is worth waiting for.
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Excellent care... able to operate on foot and give back use, mobility and pain free.. Orthopedic surgeons in Williamsburg said would have to live with arthritis from previous surgery on injured foot... he fixed the problem these Williamsburg witch doctors could not or would not do.
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I saw Dr. Zimmer in 2014 when I was having foot numbness and pain. My family physician suspected Gout and my visit was to verify that diagnosis. Dr Zimmer took a look, did not do any testing, said it wasn't Gout ... was in and out of his office in a couple of minutes or less. Was subsequently seen...more
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I found Dr. Zimmer to be very caring & interested in my problem. He does what many doctors do not do today. He listens to you.
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Excellent experience with Dr. Zimmer. He was recommended to me by two of my physician friends that he is the best foot and ankle surgeon in town and I trust him and his judgement. I would highly recommend him to anyone. I also like that I see him and not just whoever is available in the office,...more
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