Dr. Timothy Hawkes Joins Ashley Regional Medical Center
October 11, 2021
Vernal, UT (October 11, 2021) – Ashley Regional Medical Center today announced that Timothy Hawkes, DO has joined its staff and will be offering orthopedic surgical services and sports medicine to patients throughout the Basin and the surrounding region. Dr. Hawkes is the third new physician to join Ashley Regional Medical Center this year as the hospital continues to grow its services.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hawkes back to Vernal to practice at Ashley Regional,” said Wes Taylor, CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center. “Orthopedic surgery and sports medicine is a growing need in our community, and Dr. Hawkes’ training has given him a great breadth of experience in a wide range of procedures that people in our region need. This expertise will be important as Ashley Regional works to make our community healthier.”
Dr. Hawkes joins the hospital’s medical staff from Salina Regional Medical Center, Salina, Kansas. During his time there he worked under some of the nation’s top sports medicine physicians. He completed his fellowship in arthroscopy and sports medicine at MedSTAR Baltimore/Washington DC. Prior to MedSTAR, Dr. Hawkes completed a residency at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He graduated from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Florida.
Dr. Hawkes enjoys engaging with the community beyond seeing patients. He has provided care and treatment for the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Nationals, and Washington Capitals. In his free time, he has previously provided sideline coverage for the NFL, college sports and local high school sports. Some of his favorite hobbies include snow sports, food, friends, travel, and he looks forward to spending more time with family in the area. Dr. Hawkes is currently seeing patients at Ashley Regional Orthopaedics. Appointments may be made by calling 435.789.0305.
About Ashley Regional Medical Center
Through its 39-bed, Joint Commission-accredited acute care facility and physician practices, Ashley Regional Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient services to the populations of Uintah, Duchesne and Daggett counties in Utah and Rio Blanco County in Colorado. It is a designated Level IV trauma center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and has been designated as a Stroke Receiving Facility by the Utah State Department of Health. The hospital's campus also includes a 45,000-square-foot, three-story Women's Center and an Infusion Center. Ashley Regional has been recognized for excellence in quality indicators and measures by Health Insight, Chartis Center for Rural Health, Watson Health and other sources.