Dr. Timothy Shannon is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in general orthopedics, sports medicine, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, and joint replacement, including hip replacement, shoulder replacement, total knee replacement, and partial knee replacement. He also treats hand and foot problems and fractures. Dr. Shannon’s goal is to educate his patients so that they can be active participants in their own care.
Dr. Shannon attended Loyola University of Chicago, where he was a scholarship track and cross-country runner and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Latin. He then received his medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed both a General Surgery internship and Orthopedic Surgery residency at Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Following his residency, Dr. Shannon served in the United States Air Force from 1991-1995 and achieved the rank of Major. During his military service, he taught residents, medical students, and physical therapists at LSU Shreveport and provided charity medical care at Shriners Hospital in Shreveport.
Dr. Shannon has presented research at national and state orthopedic society meetings. He previously served as the President of the South Carolina Orthopedic Association and has served as a board member for Hitchcock Healthcare and Aiken Regional Medical Centers. He works with local high school athletics teams, providing free pre-participation physicals and sideline coverage. Dr. Shannon has a special interest in patient and physician advocacy at the national, state, and local levels through the South Carolina Orthopedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence. He also has participated in medical mission trips to Haiti.