Dr. Thomas Biehl, MD

Dr. Thomas Biehl, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

Contact Information

(206) 223-6600

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Hernia Repair
very high
more than 97% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 94% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Biehl "'I try to give the same care to my patients that I would to my own family.'"
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystotomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • 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)
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biehl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Biehl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biehl to family and friends
4.9
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Biehl'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)

in Anacortes
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...more
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in Bellevue, WA
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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