Alexander Timchenko, MD, to Treat All Types of Pain
ThedaCare welcomes Alexander Timchenko, MD, to the medical staff of Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center as a physician specializing in multimodal pain management. He is a member of the staff at Comprehensive Pain Management of the Fox Valley, S.C.
Taking an all-encompassing approach to treatment, Dr. Timchenko develops a custom plan for each patient and supplements the appropriate remedies such as interventional procedures and physical therapy. He earned his medical degree from Rostov State Medical University in Russia and completed fellowships at the University of Washington School of Medicine and St. Louis University Health and Sciences Center. After pursuing an anesthesiology residency through Yale School of Medicine at New Haven Medical Center, Dr. Timchenko completed a fellowship in pain medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He belongs to the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Timchenko loves to spend time with family and has a wide range of interests. He stays active through cycling, triathlons, kayaking, geocaching, camping and mountaineering. His hobbies also include ham radio and percussion instruments.
Appleton Medical Center (AMC) is a 160-bed acute care hospital that opened in 1958. In addition to general medical and surgical care, services include the Appleton Heart Institute, which was the first and most advanced cardiac care program to be established north of Madison and Milwaukee more than 30 years ago. Other specialized services include a fully staffed emergency department, birthing services, the Groth Surgery Center, and the Martha Siekeman Cancer Center and ThedaCare Cancer Care, which includes radiation oncology, CyberKnife®, TomoTherapy™ and stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Appleton Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the national Society of Chest Pain Centers.
Theda Clark Medical Center is a 166-bed acute care hospital founded in 1909. In addition to general medical and surgical care, specialized services include a birth center, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, including a regional neonatal intensive care unit serving eight counties, and the Aylward Outpatient Surgery Center. Theda Clark is the region’s only American College of Surgeons Verified Level II Trauma Center, which includes ThedaStar Air Medical Helicopter. Theda Clark Medical Center also offers comprehensive neuroscience care and the Theda Clark Stroke Center was the first stroke center in Northeast Wisconsin to be certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). The hospital also has the area’s most advanced inpatient rehabilitation facility. The Bariatric Program at Theda Clark, along with Midwest Bariatric Solutions and its surgeons, have jointly received two Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designations by the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Since 2004, Theda Clark has been honored nationally by the U.S. Health and Human Services department for achieving one of the highest organ donation rates in the country. The Theda Clark ThedaCare Surgery Center operates in Oshkosh.
ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work, and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is one of the largest employers in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.