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About Dr Laura Timmerman

Dr Laura Timmerman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Walnut Creek, CA. She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr Timmerman is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus.

Rating Overview

68 Ratings with 45 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr Laura Timmerman is Excellent. Dr Laura Timmerman has been rated by 68 patients. From those 68 patients 45 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr Laura Timmerman is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Laura A. Timmerman, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery, Arthroscopy, and Sports Medicine

230 N. Wiget Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Dr Laura Timmerman has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

  • Expertise

    5 Expertise

  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Fractures

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Overall great experience

I had a shoulder issue from when I was a baby, I had several diagnosis regarding the injury all of which were incorrect. I came to Dr. Timmerman based on her reviews. She had me do the proper test to get a diagnosis of the injury and completed a procedure.I have since gained almost full mobility back and have been building up my strength again. She was great throughout the entire process and I would def. recommend her.

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The whole staff is the best you could ask for!!!

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my shoulder is BACK! thank you Dr. T

I cannot express my appreciation to to Dr. Timmerman and her entire staff for my repair and post surgery follow-ups. This is one great surgeon and an amazing staff that treats you with a smile every time you have an office visit. If you need a surgeon this is the place to go!

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absolutely fantastic

I was told that i needed a shoulder replacement in my home town. One of our friends in Redding recommended Dr. Timmerman in Walnut Creek so we made and appt. She told me she could put it back together and she did. It has been 3 1/2 months since the operation and I am doing GREAT! My full range of motion is back and I look forward to doing normal things again.

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Over the top excellent

I can not begin to tell you how awesome Dr. Timmerman is! Dr Timmerman was very clear on my elbow diagnosis, explained the procedure and my kind of gal no nonsense. I am so pleased with the work she did for me I almost wish I had other body repairs needed. I would HIGHLY recommend her to anyone and already have done so.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr Timmerman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus
  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • American Sports Medicine Institute


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr Laura Timmerman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
    • 51-99 Employee Elect
    • Advantage HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Anthem HealthKeepers (HealthKeepers, Inc. - HMO)
    • Anthem HealthKeepers (Peninsula Health Care, Inc - HMO)
    • Anthem HealthKeepers (Priority Health Care, Inc - HMO)
    • Anthem HealthKeepers Plus
    • Anthem KeyCare (PPO)
    • Anthem KeyCare HSA
    • Anthem KeyCare POS
    • Anthem Medicare Preferred
    • Anthem Medicare Preferred Core
    • Balance
    • Behavioral Health Network
    • Blue Access PPO
    • Blue Card PPO
    • Blue Cross HMO (CaliforniaCare)
    • Blue Cross POS - HMO Network
    • Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer)
    • Blue MedicareRx Plus (PDP)
    • Blue MedicareRx Premier (PDP)
    • Blue MedicareRx Standard (PDP)
    • Blue View Vision, Anthem Vision and Anthem Blue Vision
    • BlueCare Family Plan
    • BlueCare Health Plan
    • Century Preferred
    • ClearProtection
    • ClearProtection 1000
    • ClearProtection 3300
    • Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Commonwealth of Virginia - HDHP
    • Conversion (Participating)
    • CoreShare
    • Empire Direct HMO
    • Empire Direct POS
    • Empire Direct Share POS
    • Essential KeyCare
    • Federal Employee Program - Basic/Standard Option
    • Healthy Virginian
    • ITPE Health and Welfare Fund
    • Individual Basic BlueCare (Participating)
    • Individual Basic KeyCare (PPO)
    • Individual KeyCare (PPO)
    • Individual KeyCare Preferred (PPO)
    • KeyCare Flexible Choice
    • KeyCare Healthsmart
    • Lumenos HRA
    • Lumenos HSA Plus
    • Lumenos Plans
    • MedBlue HMO
    • Medicare Supplement
    • National Vision
    • New England Health Plans - Connecticut
    • Option 1 or Option 2 (Participating)
    • PPO USA
    • PPO/EPO
    • Premier PPO
    • Select HMO
    • Select PPO
    • Senior Secure Medicare+Choice HMO
    • Short Option
    • SmartSense Plus
    • Standard 1 or Standard 2
    • State BlueCare
    • State Preferred
    • The Connecticut Coalition
    • The Local Choice
    • The Local Choice - HDHP
    • Tonik
    • Traditional
    • Traditional Indemnity
    • Tri-State Teamsters
    • Virginia Advantage
    • Virginia Basic
    • Virginia Select
    • Virginia Standard
  • Anthem Blue Cross of California
    • AIM
    • Advantage PPO
    • Anthem Medicare Preferred Standard (PPO)
    • Blue Cross MedicareRx Gold (PDP)
    • Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)
    • Blue Cross MedicareRx Standard (PDP)
    • Blue Cross Senior Secure Plan I (HMO)
    • CMSP
    • Classic PPO
    • ClearProtection Plus
    • CoreGuardSM Plus
    • Elements Hospital
    • Elements Hospital Plus
    • Elements Hospital Preferred
    • HMO Saver
    • Health Families
    • Hospital BeneFits
    • Individual HMO
    • Lumenos HSA 1500/5000
    • Lumenos HSA Plus
    • MRMIP
    • Medi-Cal
    • Medicare Supplement
    • PPO Share
    • Power Select HMO
    • Premier PPO
    • Premier Plus PPO
    • Select HMO
    • SmartSense Plus
    • Solution PPO
    • Tonik
  • Blue Shield of California
    • Access+ HMO
    • Active Choice
    • Active Start
    • Added Advantage POS
    • Balance
    • Base PPO
    • Blue Shield 65 Plus Group Plan
    • Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company
    • Blue Shield of California PPO
    • CCPOA Medical Plan
    • CalPERS
    • California Choice
    • Core Flex
    • Enhanced PPO
    • Essential
    • Federal Employee Health Benefit Program Access+ HMO
    • Federal Employee Health Benefit Program PPO
    • Healthy Families Program
    • Local Access+ HMO
    • Medicare Supplemental
    • Premier PPO
    • Shield Saver
    • Shield Savings
    • Shield Secure
    • Shield Secure Plus (PPO)
    • Shield Signature
    • Shield Spectrum
    • Shield Wise
    • Simple Savings
    • Vital Shield
  • Medicare
    • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare
    • AARP MedicareComplete
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Essential
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Premier
    • AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Value
    • AARP MedicareRx Enhanced (PDP)
    • AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)
    • Compass Rose Health Plan FEHP FFS (PPO)
    • Copay Select
    • Definity Choice Plus
    • Definity PPO
    • Dual Complete LP
    • Dual Complete RP
    • Evercare Plan DH (HMO SNP)
    • Evercare Plan RDP (RPPOSNP)
    • FlexPoint
    • Harvard Pilgrim Choice
    • Harvard Pilgrim Choice Plus
    • Harvard Pilgrim Options
    • Healthy NY
    • Heritage Choice
    • Heritage Choice Standard
    • Heritage Plus - Arkansas
    • Heritage Plus - Georgia
    • Heritage Plus - North Carolina
    • Heritage Plus - South Carolina
    • Heritage Plus/Heritage EPO
    • Heritage Premier
    • Heritage Select
    • Indemnity
    • M.D. IPA
    • M.D. IPA Preferred
    • Medica Choice
    • Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Medicare Advantage PFFS
    • Medicare Advantage POS
    • Medicare Advantage PPO
    • MedicareComplete Choice Essential
    • MedicareComplete Choice Plan 2
    • MedicareComplete Essential
    • MedicareComplete Plan 1
    • MedicareComplete Plus
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership (NHP) - Commercial
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership (NHP) - Mercy Select
    • Nursing Home Plan
    • Optimum Choice
    • Optimum Choice Preferred
    • Pacificare SignatureElite Plus
    • River Valley Choice Plus
    • Secure Horizons Medicare
    • Sharp SecureHorizons Plan by UnitedHealthcare
    • Sierra Health and Life
    • SignatureValue
    • SignatureValue Advantage
    • SignatureValue HealthCare Partners Network
    • SimplyEngaged
    • Suite Spot
    • United Behavioral Health
    • United HealthOne
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Navigate Plus
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Balanced
    • UnitedHealthcare Basics
    • UnitedHealthcare Catalyst
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice HMO/Choice Plus HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan for Families
    • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan for Kids
    • UnitedHealthcare Core
    • UnitedHealthcare Dental Options PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Dual Advantage
    • UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete (HMO SNP)
    • UnitedHealthcare EDGE
    • UnitedHealthcare Heritage
    • UnitedHealthcare Mutli-Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Pledge
    • UnitedHealthcare Select EPO
    • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus HMO
    • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus POS
    • UnitedHealthcare iPlan Choice Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare iPlan PPO
    • ValueMax
    • Vision
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Laura A. Timmerman, M.D. - Orthopedic Surgery, Arthroscopy, and Sports Medicine, 230 N. Wiget Lane , Walnut Creek, CA


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