All our professionals at Dr. Gardner's office maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in podiatry.


drDr.Timothy Gardner, DPM


  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine - Chicago, IL
    Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
    Awarded May 1990
  • Furman University - Greenville, SC
    Bachelor of Science Degree
    Awarded June 1985
    Major course of study - Biology
  • University of Louisville - Louisville, KY
    Semester Study Physics
    Awarded August 1983
  • Kentucky Country Day School - Louisville, KY
    High School Diploma
    Awarded May 1981


  • Oakwood Medical Center - Knoxville, TN
    Podiatric Surgery
    July 1990 - July 1991


  • Children's Hospital, 1991 - Knoxville, TN
  • Fort Sander's Parkwest, 1993 - Knoxville, TN
  • Appalachian Regional Medical Center, 1994 - Middlesboro, KY
  • Roane Medical Center, 1995 - Harriman, TN
  • St. Mary's Medical Center, 1995 - Knoxville, TN
  • Baptist Hospital West, 2003 - Knoxville, TN
  • Pineville Community Hospital, 2003 - Pineville, KY
  • Claiborne County Hospital, 2005 - Tazewell, TN
  • Parkwest Surgery Center, 2005 - Knoxville, TN


State of Kentucky: #201
State of Tennessee: #DPM409
Board Certification: American Board of Podiatric Surgery
Consultant to Tennessee Department of Health Related Boards
Medical Consultant for wound care - Amedisys Home Care Services


  • American Podiatric Medical Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons


  • Adult Unilateral Flatfoot: Literary Review 1990
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon: Case study 1989


  • Volunteer: Interfaith Health Clinic


Karen Hinkle, M.A. - Office Manager
Ms. Hinkle has 21 years experience in medical office management, including coding and insurance billing. She worked closely with Dr. Gardner in opening his private practice in 1990, and continues to be a valuable part of our team.

Certifications: Certified podiatric x-ray operator, Notary public at large.