Tim Schepers studied Medicine in Rotterdam The Netherlands, where he also did most of his surgical training.
Since August 2012 he is working as staff member in Trauma-surgery at the Level-1 Traumacenter Amsterdam UMC (Academic Medical Center) in the Netherlands.
Dating from 2004, when he started his first research projected, he has been fascinated with complex foot and ankle trauma. The complexity and the impact on patients intrigued him. Thus far this has led to over 150 international and national publications on the subject. The main focus of these publications has been improving patients satisfaction and decreasing complication rates.
He is a member of various trauma related associations, a frequent speaker at the AO advances Foot-Ankle courses, co-writer of the Dutch ankle fracture guidelines, and writer of several chapters in trauma and Foot Ankle books. He is also reviewer and section editor for several journals.