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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 53

580 Union Blvd
West Islip, NY 11795
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Hospital Quality

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Southside Hospital
301 E Main St
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Great South Bay Surgical
Great South Bay Surgical
580 Union Blvd
West Islip, NY 11795
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    Dr. Timmins' Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Appendectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colon Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroid Surgery
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Vulvar Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Timmins

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine (Nycom)
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Coney Island Hospital
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    Nassau County Med Center
    Complete in 1997

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Timmins & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Timmins' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.5
    • 13 Star Ratings
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    3.5 out of 5

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    Dr. Timmins' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Timmins

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Great South Bay Surgical
    580 Union Blvd
    West Islip, NY 11795
    (631) 321-6801 (Office)
    (631) 321-3869 (Fax)
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