Dr. Brinda Thimmappa, MD

Dr. Brinda Thimmappa, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Brinda Thimmappa, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Vancouver, WA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Brown Medical School in 2002 and specializes in plastic surgery.

505 NE 87th Ave Ste 250

Vancouver, WA 98664

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Thimmappa performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Burn Injuries
very high
more than 95% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Wound Repair
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Thimmappa's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thimmappa "Dr. Thimmappa is dedicated to helping people in Vancouver, WA and the greater Portland-metro area achieve their physical ideal."

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

23  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Loma Linda University Department of Plastic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Division of Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thimmappa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thimmappa's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thimmappa to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Thimmappa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

As the adult child of a mother who lives some distance away from me, I was heart broken to hear of the care (or lack there of) my mother received from Dr. Thimmappa. In my mother's first encounter with Dr. T, she was refused the care that her primary surgeon has requested and that she had been...more
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