Timothy L. Tan, MD

About Timothy

  • Service Orthopedics
  • Position
  • Surgery Orthopedics
  • Gender
  • Male
  • Languages Spoken English


  • College

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA
  • Medical School

    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

    Los Angeles, CA
  • Residency

    Thomas Jefferson at Rothman Institute

    Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship

    University of California San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA

Honors and Publications

  • Honors and Awards
  • Best Poster - American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

  • The Frank Stinchfield Award - The Hip Society

  • The Mark Coventry Award - The Knee Society

  • OITE Award

  • OREF New York Regional Resident Research Symposia - 2nd Place

  • Geoffrey H. Westrich, MD Donor Award – Eastern Orthopaedic Association

  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association (EOA)/Eastern Orthopaedic Educational Foundation (EOEF) Resident/Fellow Award

  • Parvizi Resident/Fellow Paper Award – Eastern Orthopaedic Association

  • The John Insall Award – The Knee Society

  • John Mader Award - Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS) Top Paper

  • Comparison of Static and Articulating Spacers After Periprosthetic Joint Infection

  • Influence of the Type of Bone Cement Used in Two-Stage Exchange Arthroplasty for Chronic Periarticular Joint Infection on the Spacer Replacement and Reinfection Rate

  • Post-operative prophylactic antibiotics in aseptic revision hip and knee arthroplasty: a propensity score matching analysis

  • Which Minor Criteria is the Most Accurate Predictor for the Diagnosis of Hip and Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection in the Asian Population?

  • Worse Outcomes Are Associated With Proximal Femoral Replacement Following Periprosthetic Joint Infection

  • Fracture-Associated Microbiome and Persistent Nonunion: Next-Generation Sequencing Reveals New Findings

  • Aspirin Is an Effective Prophylaxis for Venous Thromboembolism in Ambulatory Patients with Femoral Neck Fracture Undergoing Hip Arthroplasty

  • Interim Spacer Exchange for Treatment of Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Almost Half the Patients Subsequently Fail. J Arthroplasty

  • Patients Who Do Not Receive Aspirin Because of Allergy Have an Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Following Total Joint Arthroplasty

  • The Fate of Periprosthetic Joint Infection Following Megaprosthesis Reconstruction