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Tim Dew

Timothy Y. Dew, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Timothy Yiu Chuen Dew, M.D., is an orthopedic hand surgeon who understands the importance of including patients and their families in the decision-making process. From talking with the children he treats to collaborating with their parents, he always ensures every person involved is comfortable with and encouraged by the treatment plan.

A graduate of the Indiana School of Medicine, Dr. Dew completed his residency at the Grand Rapids Orthopedic Residency Program before receiving a distinguished fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center. He specializes in surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, where he is skilled in navigating complex and intricate structures.

Outside of work, Dr. Dew enjoys spending time with his family and travelling to other countries where he provides children in need with extraordinary care.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
Education and Training

Medical Education
Indiana School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Grand Rapids rthoaedic Residency Program
Grand Rapids, MI

Indiana Hand Center
Indianapolis, KS

Academic Positions and Locations

Assistant professor University of South Carolina Medical School Greenville campus

Leadership and Memberships
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopedics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
  • Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member, Christian Medical Association
  • Member, Peer Sponsorship Program
  • Member, Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association
Editorial Positions
  • 2009-present
  • 2005-present
  • 2005-2019
  • 2005-present
  • 1996-1998
  • 1994-1998
Awards and Honors
  • Honor Society, AOA
  • Dean's List
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Presentation: Tri-State Hand Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio - Biomechanics of the Thumb Pulley System (2005)
  • Presentation: Michigan Orthopaedic Society, American Association for Surgery of the Hand - Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Fusion with Blade Plate Fixation (2002)
  • Presentation: GRAMEC Research Day, Michigan Orthopaedic Society - Outcome of Common-Needed Radial Head Fractures with Elbow Dislocation or Associated Essex Lopresti Injury with a Titanium Radial Head Implant (2001)


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