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Dr. Timothy Pater, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery
4.8 (146)
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24 years of experience

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Dr. Timothy Pater, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Longmont, CO. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from University of Kansas / School of Medicine and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Medical Center, Longmont United Hospital and UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital.

Dr. Pater works at Orthopaedic & Spine Center Of The Rockies in Longmont, CO with other offices in Frederick, CO and Lafayette, CO. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis of Hands and Trigger Finger along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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  1. 1
    Front Range Orthopedic Center
    1610 Dry Creek Dr Ste 200, Longmont, CO 80503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 772-1600
  2. 2
    Front Range Orthopedics & Spine
    4943 Highway 52, Frederick, CO 80514 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 772-1600
  3. 3
    Ncmc Specialty Clinic
    300 Exempla Cir Ste 200, Lafayette, CO 80026 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (720) 890-8292
  4. 4
    1551 Professional Ln Unit 200, Longmont, CO 80501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (303) 772-1600

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  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Longmont United Hospital
  • UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital

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    Jan 06, 2023
    Dr. Pater is absolutely the best Doctor that I have been to in my 65 years of life. I have had 2 operations from Dr. Pater & all I can say is that he & his staff have made it easy & comfortable. Less pain & stress than I expected. Words cannot express my admiration & respect that I have for Dr. Pater. Not to mention his professional & caring staff. The BEST, the GOAT!
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    About Dr. Timothy Pater, MD

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1306881586
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    Education & Certifications

    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical Education
    • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Marquette University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Pater has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Pater has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Osteoarthritis of Hands and Trigger Finger, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pater on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    146 patients have reviewed Dr. Pater. 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. Pater.

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