Timothy R. Judkins, M.D.TJLJ

Dr. Judkins is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with additional qualifications in hand surgery.  He joined Western Slope Orthopaedics in 2012 after completing his residency at the University of Colorado and fellowship at the University of Utah.  Dr. Judkins specializes in upper extremity conditions from the fingertips to the elbow, but he is experienced in joint replacement, fracture care, and sports-related injuries as well.

When not at work, Dr. Judkins enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah (a general surgeon in Montrose), and their three boys.  He is an avid cyclist, skier, and mountaineer.

For patient information on common hand/wrist conditions, please refer to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand: assh.org/handcare


Orthopaedic Surgeon
Western Slope Orthopaedics, 2012 to present


Hand and Microvascular Surgery
University of Utah Health Sciences Center

Residency and Internship

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center M.D.


Colorado School of Mines
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Dean’s List, Tau Beta Pi Honor Society


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Medical Association
Curecanti Medical Society
Colorado Medical Society