Dr. Tim Appenheimer, M.D.

Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Chief Medical Officer

Tim Appenheimer is a Dixon native and a member of the Dixon High School Class of 1971. He majored in biology at North Central College in Naperville. Appenheimer earned a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from Rush Medical College and completed a family medicine residency with a University of Illinois program in Rockford. Dr. Appenheimer first practiced in a KSB-affiliated medical practice in the city of Oregon. After three years, he moved to Iowa City to join the University of Iowa family medicine faculty. With the University of Iowa, Dr. Appenheimer obtained significant teaching and academic experience. Two years later Appenheimer returned to Dixon and joined the Medical Arts Clinic. After about 7 years, he took a position as Vice President of Medical Affairs with KSB Hospital and worked as a physician in the Emergency Department. After three years in an administrative and emergency medicine role, Appenheimer returned to a full-time family medicine practice with the added responsibility of serving as medical director for the KSB Medical Group. Dr. Tim Appenheimer was named Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of KSB Hospital in July 2011. Tim has been married to Sharon Appenheimer for 30 years, and they have two adult children. He enjoys photography and a variety of outdoor activities. He serves on the Heritage Square Board of Directors and is a former member of the KSB Hospital Board of Directors.

  • Rush Medical College - M.D.
  • University of Illinois program - Residency



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