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Gary D. Botimer, M.D.
Gary D. Botimer, M.D. specializes in Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center.
  • Accepting new patients: Yes

Primary Office Location:
  • Office:
  • 25455 Barton Road
  • Suite 102 B
  • Loma Linda, California 92354
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  • Phone:
  • (909) 558-2808
  • Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed


Doctor's Profile

Gender: Male

Medical Specialty:

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery

Conditions Treated:

Joint injections

Joint pain

Knee pain

Hip and Pelvis Surgery

Hip pain

Procedures Performed:

Hip and Pelvis Surgery

Hip joint replacement

Knee Injections

Knee joint replacement

Knee replacement - partial

Hip Injections

Medical Groups:

Loma Linda University Orthopedic Surgery

Accepted Insurance:

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Languages:

English

Education:

Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Internship: Loma Linda University Medical Center

Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center

Certificate: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Philosophy of Care:

Caring for the whole person... I value the relationship I have with my patients and respect the challenges they face. My goal is to support my patients by giving them the very best care along with my heartfelt encouragement and prayers. I enthusiastically work toward the research and development of newer, better orthopaedic procedures in order to help improve the world of my patients as well as the world of joint replacement surgery.

Clinical Interest:

Creating New Solutions... I had the privilege of introducing the first robotic computer aligned total knee replacement system in the United States in 2002. Soon after, I worked with Plus Orthopaedics of Switzerland to create the first U.S. training center for this breakthrough technology, which was originally developed by Austrian Orthopaedic Society President Dr. Peter Ritschl. Dr. Ritschl and I also worked with an excellent engineering team to design the state-of-the-art minimally invasive computer aligned total knee replacement system that is currently used worldwide. I am now working on developing further advancements in knee replacements on the Medacta International Advanced Design Team. We are developing a system that takes into account your unique ligaments, tendon alignment, gender and bone structure to optimize the surgery for you personally, which results in a more precise and sucessful joint replacement. I hold several patents in the field of orthopaedics through my design work with Medacta, Plus Orthopaedics and Smith & Nephew.

Hobbies:

Before moving to Loma Linda, I practiced as an Orthopaedic surgeon for 24 years in Nampa, Idaho, where my wife and I raised four children. My hobbies include building, woodworking, playing guitar, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and constant learning. I continually give God thanks for my life, my family, and my patients.