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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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.

Foot and Ankle Health

Are you experiencing foot or ankle pain? Are you curious about the role of a podiatrist in maintaining healthy feet and ankles? If you’re one of the many individuals turning to Google for answers, you’ve come to the right place. As a seasoned podiatrist specializing in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Bush understands the importance of addressing common concerns and helping patients understand their options.

  1. What does a podiatrist do?
    Podiatrists are medical professionals specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions affecting the feet and ankles. We are trained to address a wide range of issues, including but not limited to, bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, diabetic foot care, sports injuries, and more. Our goal is to help patients maintain optimal foot and ankle health, improve mobility, and alleviate pain.
  2. When should I see a podiatrist?
    It’s essential to seek podiatric care if you’re experiencing persistent foot or ankle pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, or any other unusual symptoms. Additionally, if you have a pre-existing medical condition such as diabetes or arthritis, regular foot screenings by a podiatrist are crucial for preventing complications. Don’t ignore foot or ankle discomfort; early intervention can prevent further damage and improve outcomes.
  3. What can I expect during a podiatry appointment?
    During your initial consultation with a podiatrist, expect a thorough evaluation of your medical history and a comprehensive examination of your feet and ankles. Depending on your symptoms, diagnostic tests such as X-rays, ultrasound, or MRI scans may be ordered to aid in diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made, your podiatrist will discuss treatment options tailored to your specific needs, which may include conservative measures like physical therapy, orthotics, or medication, as well as surgical intervention if necessary.
  4. Are podiatric surgeries safe?
    Podiatric surgeries are generally safe and effective when performed by a qualified and experienced foot and ankle surgeon. Advancements in surgical techniques, anesthesia, and post-operative care have significantly reduced risks and improved outcomes for patients. Your podiatrist will thoroughly explain the surgical procedure, discuss potential risks and benefits, and address any concerns you may have before proceeding with treatment.
  5. How can I prevent foot and ankle problems?
    Prevention is key to maintaining healthy feet and ankles. Practice good foot hygiene by keeping your feet clean and dry, wearing properly fitting shoes, and avoiding high heels or narrow-toed shoes for extended periods. Maintain a healthy weight, stay active, and perform regular foot stretches and exercises to improve strength and flexibility. If you have diabetes, carefully monitor your blood sugar levels and attend regular foot screenings to prevent diabetic foot complications.

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