Dr. Michael A. Towbin, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 57

18702 N Creek Pkwy Ste 212
Bothell, WA 98011
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Dr. Towbin:

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Dr. Towbin's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

EvergreenHealth Medical Center
12040 North East 128th Street
Kirkland, WA 98034

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Towbin

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
18702 N Creek Pkwy Ste 212
Bothell, WA 98011
Proliance Evergreen Surgical
Proliance Evergreen Surgical
12333 NE 130th Ln Ste 420
Kirkland, WA 98034
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    Dr. Towbin's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vagotomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
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    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Towbin

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.
    • 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

    University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Towbin & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Towbin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at EvergreenHealth Medical Center where Dr. Towbin has admitting privileges:

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    • EvergreenHealth Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Towbin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Towbin to family and friends

    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 18 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Towbin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    18 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Towbin accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    18702 N Creek Pkwy Ste 212
    Bothell, WA 98011
    (425) 486-8328 (Office)
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    Proliance Evergreen Surgical
    12333 NE 130th Ln Ste 420
    Kirkland, WA 98034
    (425) 899-5500 (Office)
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    Dr. Towbin's Office & Staff
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Experience with Dr. Towbin
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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