Timothy W. Bush, DPM

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Dr. Timothy Bush

Board Certified Podiatrist


St. Thomas West Hospital

Foot & Ankle Specialists of Nashville
4230 Harding Pike | Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37205
TEL  615.662.6676   FAX  615.662.8371
Mon – Thu 8am – 5pm Fri 8am – 12pm

Foot & Ankle Procedures

Achilles Tendon Pain
Ankle Pain & Instability
Ankle Sprains
Athletes Foot
Children’s Foot Care
Geriatric Foot Care
Corns & Calluses
Crush Injuries
Diabetic Foot Care
Flat Feet
Fungus Toenails

Heel Pain
Heel Spurs
Ingrown Toenails
Joint Replacement
Neuromas (Pinched Nerve)
Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Pain
Reconstructive Surgery
SKin Grafts
Sports Podiatry – Injury Treatment
Wart Removal


Medical School:

William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Chicago, IL


James A. Haley Veterans Affairs Hospital
Tampa, Florida

Bay Pines VA Medical Center
St. Petersburg, FL


University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Professional SOCIETIES:

American Podiatric Medical Association

Special Olympics Volunteer

Your Podiatrist in Nashville

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Meet Dr. Timothy Bush

Looking for a podiatrist in Nashville you can trust?

Get to know Dr. Bush and why so many of his patients choose him for their foot and ankle needs.

Dr. Timothy Bush, DPM is currently a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and has been involved with volunteer work for the Special Olympics for several years. He enjoys participating in athletics, as he was a 4-sport athlete in high school and was also a member of the Franklin College baseball team for 3 years. He and his wife, Allyson, reside in the middle Tennessee area where they enjoy running half marathons, golfing, traveling abroad, and living an active and healthy lifestyle.


The Surgical Clinic podiatry is your answer to all podiatry/foot and ankle-related questions and needs. All board-certified podiatrists at The Surgical Clinic specialize in foot and ankle care and surgery. We strive to offer our patients the best podiatry treatments and procedures, and we are confident that our Nashville foot and ankle specialist team can care for each patient with compassion and advanced care.

Dr. Timothy Bush, from Foot and Ankle Specialists of Nashville, is a long-standing American Podiatric Medical Association member and board-certified podiatrist. So whether you sprained your ankle, have a pinched nerve, or you’re looking for expert diabetic foot care, Dr. Timothy Bush is eager to help you back on your feet. 


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Speak with a medical professional trained in foot care. Our foot care team at The Surgical Clinic in Tennessee can treat injuries, diagnose diseases, and help patients manage ongoing foot, ankle, and leg issues resulting from complications of other conditions.

Don’t take another step before you find a board-certified podiatrist near you. We at TSC are your Nashville podiatry experts. Please schedule an appointment with our healthcare team today.

Podiatry FAQs

1. What conditions do podiatrists treat?

Podiatrists treat a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to bunions, heel pain, ingrown toenails, corns and calluses, plantar fasciitis, fungal toenails, flat feet, and fractures.

2. Do I need a referral to see a podiatrist?

In many cases, you do not need a referral to see a podiatrist. You can often schedule an appointment directly with a podiatric specialist.

3. What should I expect during my first podiatrist appointment?

During your initial appointment, the podiatrist will likely conduct a thorough examination, discuss your medical history, and may recommend diagnostic tests or imaging to determine the cause of your condition.

4. Are podiatrists qualified to perform surgery?

Yes, podiatrists are qualified to perform surgical procedures on the foot and ankle. They may perform surgeries for conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, and ligament repairs.

5. How can I prevent foot and ankle problems?

Preventive measures include wearing proper footwear, maintaining good foot hygiene, avoiding excessive high heels, stretching and exercising, and seeking early treatment for any foot or ankle issues.

6. Is foot pain normal as we age?

While some foot discomfort can occur with age due to wear and tear, chronic or severe foot pain is not considered normal and should be evaluated by a podiatrist.

7. What are orthotics, and how can they help?

Orthotics are custom-made shoe inserts designed to provide support and improve foot alignment. They can help alleviate various foot conditions and promote comfort.

8. Can podiatrists treat sports-related foot injuries?

Yes, podiatrists specialize in treating sports-related foot and ankle injuries. They can provide diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for athletes.

9. What is diabetic foot care, and why is it important?

Diabetic foot care focuses on preventing and treating foot problems that can arise due to diabetes, as diabetes can lead to reduced circulation and nerve damage in the feet.

Nashville Podiatry Blog

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