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Dr. Laura Timmerman, MD

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Dr. Laura Timmerman, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from University of California At Berkeley and is affiliated with Walnut Creek Medical Center.

Dr. Timmerman works at Laura A. Timmerman, M.D. in Walnut Creek, CA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of California as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Laura A. Timmerman, M.D.
    230 N Wiget Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 397-8992

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  • Walnut Creek Medical Center

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    Nov 17, 2022
    I feel like had the best team possible to fully recover from my Achilles. With Dr. Timmerman as my surgeon And Pacer Physical Therapy. They helped me recover in 5 1/2 - 6 months. We all work hard and in paid off. Couldn't be happier!
    Bobby S. — Nov 17, 2022
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    About Dr. Laura Timmerman, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1225052681
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • American Sports Med Institute
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Uc Davis Med Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Uc Davis School of Medicine - Orthopaedic Surgery Internship - Davis, California
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California At Berkeley
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Laura Timmerman, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Timmerman is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Timmerman has an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Timmerman has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Timmerman works at Laura A. Timmerman, M.D. in Walnut Creek, CA. View the full address on Dr. Timmerman’s profile.

    112 patients have reviewed Dr. Timmerman. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Timmerman.

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