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About Dr. Timms

Dr. Rick Timms grew up in Savannah and attended the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, graduating Cum Laude with a B.A. in Religion.  He then graduated from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta before returning to Savannah for his internship and surgical residency at Memorial University Medical Center.
He entered private practice in 1985 and for over 20 years has enjoyed the wisdom and surgical expertise of his father, mentor and friend, Dr. D.W. Timms, who understood the science and art of surgery and touched many lives prior to his death in 2003.

Dr. Rick Timms is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Timms has lectured on a variety of general surgical topics ranging from ballistics of wounding and impact biomechanics, to trauma in pregnancy.  In the early 1990's, Dr. Timms lectured extensively on the newly emerging techniques of laser Laparoscopic surgery and has served as teaching faculty at Laparoscopic training courses throughout the Southeast.

Dr. Timms is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • Georgia Medical Society
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • Georgia Society of General Surgery
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery
  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
  • International Council of Motorsport Sciences
Dr. Timms is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Georgia and South Carolina.

Dr. Timms is a staff member at the following area hospitals:

  • St. Joseph/Candler Health System
  • Candler Hospital
  • Memorial Health University Medical Center
  • Coastal Carolina Medical Center - Bluffton/Hardeeville

Dr. Timms is a motorsport enthusiast and Associate Director of Medical Affairs for the Champ Car World Series.  He has worked as a Race Physician for CART and IndyCar since 1989 and provides trackside services at professional motorsport events worldwide.

Dr. Timms designed and patented a Spine Immobilization Vest/Extrication Device which is used extensively at major auto racing facilities worldwide.

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Dr. Rick Timms, M.D., FACS

310 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, GA 31406-2688

Phone: (912) 354-2104
Fax: (912) 351-0598

Satellite Office

10 Oak Forest Road Suite B
Bluffton, SC 29910

Phone: (912) 354-2104

Regular Hours

Mon - Fri: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat - Sun: Closed

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