Timothy Schacherer, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Education

Medical School Virginia Commonwealth University (1979)
Internship Naval Medical Center (1980), General Surgery
Residency Naval Medical Center (1985), Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship Thomas Jefferson University (1986), Hand Surgery

Clinical Interests

Hand & Wrist Conditions
  • Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Biceps Tendon Injury
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dequervains Tendonitis
  • Fractures (Fingers/Wrist/Hand)
  • Gout
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Stress Fractures
Hand Surgery
  • Complex Repairs & Revision Surgery (Fingers, Wrist, Elbows, Shoulders)
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Ganglion Excisions
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstructions (Fingers,Wrists, Elbows, Shoulders)
  • Joint Contracture Release
  • Trigger Finger Release
Elbow Conditions
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Flexor Tendinitis
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Olecranon Stress Fracture
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury (UCL)
Shoulder Conditions
  • Acromioclavicular Joint Injury (Shoulder Separation)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries, Tears & Tendonitis (Shoulder Tendonitis)
  • Shoulder Dislocation, Injury & Instability
  • Shoulder Fractures (Clavicle, Scapula, & Glenoid)
  • SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior & Posterior) Injuries
  • Swimmer's Shoulder - Shoulder Impingement (Subacromial Impingement)
Complex Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroplasty-Shoulder Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Capsular Releases & Manipulation
  • Arthroscopic Debridement
  • Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Excision
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repairs