Dr. Richard Thirlby, MD

Dr. Richard Thirlby, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Thirlby, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Seattle, WA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Thirlby

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Dr. Thirlby's Experience

0%ExperienceMatch
Dr. Thirlby's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thirlby "'I enjoy working with all kinds of patients and am personally committed to providing the best possible individualized care.'"
2

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

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

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Parkland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Parkland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Dallas Va Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thirlby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Thirlby does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Thirlby and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Thirlby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thirlby to family and friends
4.4
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Thirlby's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Renton, WA |
I met Dr. Thirlby for my external hemorrhoid. He was very kind and understanding and professional. He even called to speak with me personally. We agree I will wait for surgery, review another time when it is more necessary.
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Ontario, OR |
I WENT TO SEE DR. THIRLBY FOR A CONSULT ON FEBRUARY 11, 2015, NOBODY IN MY TOWN WHERE I LIVE OR THE SURROUNDING AREA(DOCTORS AND OTHER TOWNS WITH MY OTHER DOCTORS) BELEIVED ME THAT I WAS IN TERRIBLE PAIN, SO MY GASTROENTEROLOGIST IN IDAHO SENT ME TO VIRGINIA MASON TO SEE HIM AND TALK WITH HIM, I...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?

Visit Dr. Thirlby

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Thirlby accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Thirlby has admitting privileges

Virginia Mason Medical Center
925 Seneca Street
Seattle, WA 98101
View Hospital Profile