Dr. Richard Thirlby, MD

Dr. Richard Thirlby, MD

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Age 65
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Dr. Richard Thirlby, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

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

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Dr. Thirlby's Experience

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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

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Dr. Thirlby's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

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.
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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
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