Timothy Peppers, MD

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Dr. Timothy Peppers, MD

Contact

Phone Number
760-230-5188
Scripps Clinic Medical Group
320 Santa Fe Drive Ste 309
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Biography

Timothy Peppers, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine surgery and spinal disorders. He has been involved in several clinical trials, including one to study a revolutionary artificial disc for the lumbar spine. In academic and private practice since 1998, Dr. Peppers has extensive experience with all areas of spine surgery, including cervical, thoracic and lumbar disc herniation and stenosis; disc replacement; adult deformity surgery; failed spine surgery; trauma and minimally invasive spine surgery.


He has also been involved with several clinical trials for cervical and lumbar disc replacement surgery and continues to remain active with research projects. In his free time, Dr. Peppers is an avid surfer and enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, and skiing.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000

Medical Education

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine, MD, 1992

Residencies

  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997

Fellowships

  • Florida Neck and Back Institute, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine, 1998
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