Dr. Timothy Cole, MD

Dr. Timothy Cole, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Timothy Cole, MD is a general surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

5425 W Spring Creek Pkwy Ste 140

Plano, TX 75024

Contact Information

(972) 747-0440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Appendicitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "Dr. Cole is a board certified surgeon who was raised on a cotton farm near Clarendon, Texas. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed a 5 year surgical residency at the University of Kansas in 1997. He was an Adjunct Instructor for the University of Nebraska for several years. Dr. Cole's combination of quality training, years of experience, and good "old-fashioned" bedside manner will help make your surgical experience the best that it can be."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

89  Conditions Treated

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86  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
  • Mastectomy
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Wichita Center for Graduate Medical Education
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Francis Hospital University Kans
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cole

4.8

Based on 109 reviews

5 Stars
92.66055045871559%
(101)
4 Stars
0.9174311926605505%
(1)
3 Stars
0.9174311926605505%
(1)
2 Stars
1.834862385321101%
(2)
1 Star
3.669724770642202%
(4)

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I highly recommend Dr. Cole and his team. I was in for a hernia operation, the entire staff was friendly on my first visit. The surgery was the best a surgery could be given the circumstances. This was my second hernia. My first was with a different doctor in the DFW area and was NOT a great...Read More
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Bob Terna in Frisco, TX – Jul 06, 2018
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If you have to have surgery, I couldn’t imagine a better experience. The entire staff was very professional, friendly, and fast. They took the time to answer any questions you might have.
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Keith Prey in Plano , TX – Jun 11, 2018
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Dr and staff were exceptionally accommodating. I was quite impressed with their taking time to answer questions and explain to my full understanding and satisfaction. I never felt rushed, which is unusual in today's med offices. Staff were friendly, thorough, professional and supportive.....from...Read More
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Michael Grobmyer in ALLEN, TX – Jun 09, 2018
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Had a mutineous gallbladderbon a business trip to California. Dr. Cole a d his staff got me in for an appointment the day after I returned from California and had me in surgery the following Monday morning. Can't say enough about Dr. Cole and his staff - great people that were all helpful and...Read More
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John Robinson in Frisco – May 29, 2018
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My wife recently had a umbilical hernia surgery repair done with Dr. Cole. He was an amazing doctor. He was very patient with us and explained the procedure very clearly. On the day of the surgery, he kept us posted on the progress. The post surgery visit was with a PA (not Dr. Cole) and the PA was...Read More
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V Vasu in Allen, Texas – Apr 26, 2018
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