Dr. Edward Timmins, DO

Dr. Edward Timmins, DO

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(8)
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Dr. Edward Timmins, DO is a general surgery doctor who practices in West Islip, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Timmins is affiliated with Saint Joseph Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and Southside Hospital.

580 Union Blvd

West Islip, NY 11795

Contact Information

(631) 321-6801

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 95% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
more than 86% of peers
Hernia Repair
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Lipomas
  • Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine (Nycom)
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Coney Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Nassau County Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Timmins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Timmins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Timmins to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Timmins' 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
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Ozark, MO |
Do not use this Dr! He botched my hernia surgery leaving me life long problems
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Timmins accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Elderplan
    Medicare HMO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare HMO
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Timmins has admitting privileges

Southside Hospital
301 E Main St
Bay Shore, NY 11706
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Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
1000 Montauk Hwy
West Islip, NY 11795
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Saint Joseph Hospital
4295 Hempstead Tpke
Bethpage, NY 11714
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