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Dr. Timothy Peppers, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
3.7 (42)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Timothy Peppers, MD

Dr. Timothy Peppers, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in San Diego, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Patients rated Dr. Peppers an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Peppers works at City Heights Family Health Center in San Diego, CA with other offices in Encinitas, CA and Oceanside, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis of Spine and Cervical Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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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Dr. Peppers' Office Locations

  1. 1
    City Heights Family Health Center
    5454 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 515-2400
  2. 2
    Scripps Clinic
    326 Santa Fe Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 230-5188
  3. 3
    Scripps Clinic
    2205 Vista Way, Oceanside, CA 92054 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 704-5830
  4. 4
    Scripps Clinic
    7565 Mission Valley Rd Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92108 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 245-2800

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Spinal Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Cervical Stenosis

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spinal Stenosis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Cervical Stenosis
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Cord Injury
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Myelopathy
Radiculopathy
Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Upper Back Pain
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Adult Scoliosis
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Broken Neck
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Scoliosis
Dural Tear
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Head and Neck Conditions
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spina Bifida
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Pathological Spine Fracture
Piriformis Syndrome
Polyneuropathy
Pseudoarthrosis
Sacral Fracture
Schmorl's Nodes
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Instability
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Disc Disorders
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Whiplash
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Adult Scoliosis Correction
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Facet Blocks
Failed Back Surgery Revision
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Revision Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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    3.7
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    About Dr. Timothy Peppers, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1437241981
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Fla Neck and Bach Institute
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Point Loma Nazarene University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Timothy Peppers, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Peppers is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Peppers has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis, Osteoarthritis of Spine and Cervical Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Peppers on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    42 patients have reviewed Dr. Peppers. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Peppers.

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