Tim Tollestrup, MD
Timothy W. Tollestrup, M.D., graduated from the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. Prior to this, Dr. Tollestrup also received a Master’s in Public Health from the same institution. In the years following medical school, he went on to complete his residency training in general and trauma surgery at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. After garnering an additional year of experience practicing as a trauma surgeon, He furthered his surgical training as a fellow for one year at the Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery.
Following his time in St. Louis, Dr. Tim Tollestrup continued his training in Houston, Texas where he completed a fellowship in hand, reconstructive and microsurgery at the Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Tollestrup currently runs his own clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, focusing 100% of his practice on peripheral nerve surgery, which includes issues stemming from such conditions as diabetic neuropathy, compression neuropathies (carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, tarsal tunnel, etc.) nerve trauma, chronic joint pain, chronic groin pain and migraines.
Outside of the operating room, Dr. Tollestrup is an adjunct assistant professor at Touro University, Nevada. He also devotes his time to lecturing, researching and writing about peripheral nerve surgery and related topics. Recently, he co-authored a research article that appeared in the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. Also, he currently continues to collaborate with Dr. Lee Dellon, founder, and director of the Dellon Institutes, on surgical procedures and other relevant practices in the field of peripheral nerve surgery.
A native of British Columbia, Canada, Dr. Tollestrup currently resides in Las Vegas. He is married to his wife Madeline, and they have four children. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, reading, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Nevada’s Peripheral Nerve Surgeon
Dr. Tim Tollestrup is a surgeon based in Southern Nevada that helps patients resolve nerve issues that often have been misdiagnosed or considered untreatable.
Nerve surgery procedures done by the Tollestrup team can provide permanent relief and long-term solutions to a myriad of chronic pain problems, previously considered to be untreatable. These procedures have led patients to call him a “life saver” and a “quality of life saver.”
This specialized field of peripheral nerve surgery is the missing piece in the chronic pain puzzle and unknown to 99.9% of medical professionals that do not possess a detailed knowledge of peripheral nerve anatomy or have any specialized, comprehensive training in recognizing, diagnosing, or treating these kinds of complex pain problems.
The efforts, and accompanying results for patients that have been helped by Dr. Tollestrup are best summed up by those he’s helped overcome pain and quality of life issues through peripheral nerve surgery.
Patient Success Stories
“We can’t begin to express our gratitude for the blessing of Dr. Tim in our lives. My husband was at the end of the road, ready to shoot his own leg off to be done with it (or worse). Years of debilitating pain after a motorcycle accident that severed his sciatica had us left with below knee amputation as an only option. Still suffering, we gave Dr. T cart blanch to “experiment” and we all learned and experienced truly amazing advancements in the science with miraculous results. Though Rob still suffers pain, he has been given his LIFE back and can manage with what he’s got now. The very best thing is being LISTENED to, and not treated like chronic pain is anything other than REAL.” – Darcy
“While I no longer live in the Las Vegas area, I was well pleased with the services I received in late 2014. I had chronic pain in my left leg, and Dr Tollestrup figured out the problem (needed to replace my left hip) by submitting myself to a while-body bone scan. The scan showed “heat” (actually an area of radiation from the procedure) at my hip. Unfortunately, I needed to move directly after the test, or I’m pretty sure I would have used Dr. Tollestrup for the replacement surgery. I highly recommend Dr Tim.” – William
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The Tollestrup Team Can Help
Dr. Tim Tollestrup and his team may be able to help. Call us at 702-666-0463 or fill out the form on this page to set up a consultation to determine your options.