Improving quality of life for those with disorders of the foot and ankle.
For some practices, the specialty of orthopedics is about providing medical and surgical care for musculoskeletal disorders. For us, itís about quality of life. Every day we help people live better, more active lives in countless ways, including relieving their pain, helping them go back to work, and returning them to their hobbies, exercise and sports.
Commonwealth Orthopedic Specialist was founded in 1999 by Dr. Timothy J. Zimmer, who received his education at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and is board certified and re-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. During more than 20 years in practice, Dr. Zimmer has achieved a balance many physicians never do by combining excellent care from a clinical perspective with highly personalized care from a patient perspective. Because of this, Commonwealth Orthopedic Specialist attracts patients from across the city, the region and the country.
With the support of his exceptional staff, Dr. Zimmer treats a wide range of foot and ankle problems including hammertoes, bunions, fractures, arthritis, and other tendon ailments such as the Achilles. He also performs diabetic foot care and is sought after for complex reconstructive and arthroscopic surgeries.
Dr. Zimmerís Richmond office is located in the Stony Point Surgery Center, where he sees patients and performs surgery all under one roof.
In Charlottesville, Dr. Zimmer.s office is conveniently located off of Route 250 and route 20 North (Stony Point Road)
Our practice offers numerous advantages to our patients:
- ALL major insurance plans accepted
- Physician evaluations (no physician assistants or nurse practitioners)
- Immediate appointments available for emergencies
- Minor surgical procedures performed in office
- Convenient locations and office hours
- Conveniently accessible X-ray services