Dr. Thomas Biehl, MD

Dr. Thomas Biehl, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Thomas Biehl, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

1100 9th Ave

Seattle, WA 98101

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Biehl's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Biehl performs Gallbladder Removal more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Biehl performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Biehl treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Biehl treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Biehl treats Inguinal Hernia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Biehl treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Biehl's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholecystoenterostomy
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystotomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Care Philosophy

'I try to give the same care to my patients that I would to my own family.'

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Virginia Mason Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    Virginia Mason Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

Awards

Dr. Biehl's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Biehl

4.9

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
(11)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
0%
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  • Staff friendliness
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After first consultation, was 100% confident in Dr. Biehl. Comfortable demeanor and his experience was obvious in his explanations and answers to questions. Met again before surgery and I was reassured I was in good hands. Checked with me about any other concerns. Surgery went well. Thank you.
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I went to the Emergency Room of Virginia Mason suffering severe abdominal pain. The diagnosis was complicated diverticulosis, and I was fortunate that Dr. Biehl was on ER call and became my surgeon. He first attempted to cure my diverticulosis non-surgically, but that procedure was not completely...Read More
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Dr. Biehl has wonderful bedside manner. He was easy to talk to and made myself and my family comfortable discussing the major surgery that I required. I couldn't have asked for a better experience before, during, and after my surgery.
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