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About Dr. Timothy Docter

Dr. Timothy Docter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Madison, WI, with another office in Madison, WI. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Docter is affiliated with St Mary'S Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center-Madison and St Mary`s Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Timothy Docter is Great. Dr. Timothy Docter has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Timothy Docter is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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1313 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI 53715
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1313 Fish Hatchery Rd Dean Medical Ctr
Madison, WI 53715
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Dr. Timothy Docter has the following 1 specialty

  • 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

    4 Expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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ACL reconstruction of the right knee.

I was impressed with Tim Doctors professionalism. He was able to offer me complete diagnostic and rehabilitation alternatives for my torn ACL. My recovery time was about 4 months shorter than originally thought. Dr. Doctor examined my left knee during follow up of my ACL surgery, and told me that I was bone-on-bone in that joint. He gave me a regiment of leg strengthening exercises. He was concerned that due to my athletic life style, and my age that we should try to push the knee replacement out to ten years. It has now been thirteen years, and I am ready for him to complete another successful procedure.

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The last orthopedist you should see

Dr. Docter is an excellent surgeon, but if you're experiencing some arthritis or joint issues, you need to start with a generalist who is familiar with all 100+ types of arthritis and the many alternative treatments, including injections, physical therapy, losing weight, and regimens of leg strengthening exercises. If you begin by consulting with Dr. Docter, he will skip all of these, he will do no more than look at x-rays, and in five minutes he will sign you up for total replacement surgery. Dr. Docter is the last physician you should see, not the first.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • St Mary'S Hospital
  • St. Mary's Hospital Medical Center-Madison
  • St Mary`s Hospital
  • Madison, WI
  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Timothy Docter accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
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