Tim was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He grew up playing competitive baseball and men’s volleyball. From 2002 to 2007, he served with the 101st Airborne Division and spent two years deployed as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After completing his military service, he achieved his Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2011. Following this, he gained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Soon after, Tim was awarded by being selected to participate in a highly sought after one-year orthopaedic residency program at UTSW where he continued to fine-tune his orthopedic and sports medicine skills. In 2014, he achieved his Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist certification confirming his expert level knowledge regarding the treatment of all musculoskeletal conditions. From 2015-2017, he helped develop his company’s first sports-focused treatment clinic, served as a clinical instructor, and was a mentor for the sports residency program. Tim and his wife, Helen, decided to make the long move from Dallas to Portland in 2017 so that they could have easier access to wilderness activities. Lately, he has received an RRCA Runner’s Coach certification.
Treating and assisting patients who live an active lifestyle, endurance athletes and runners are some of Tim’s favorite patient populations to treat. Though, he has significant experience treating all areas of musculoskeletal dysfunction, though he particularly specializes in spine, hip, knee and foot/ankle.