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

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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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Dr. Cole's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cole treats Umbilical Hernia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Cole treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cole treats Abdominal Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Cole treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cole treats Inguinal Hernia more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cole treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cole's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Appendix Cancer
Basal Type Breast Cancer
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonic Volvulus
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystectomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
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 and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Obstruction
Intussusception
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma in Situ (LCIS)
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma of the Breast
Male Breast Cancer
Mammotome® Breast Biopsy
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Melanoma
Muscle Biopsy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Paralytic Ileus
Parasitic Appendicitis
Partial Lung Collapse
Partial Mastectomy
Pediatric Hernia
Perianal Abscess
Pericolic Abscess
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Perirectal Abscess
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Abscess
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rib Fracture
Screening Colonoscopy
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Sigmoidoscopy
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Sphincterotomy
Spleen Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Testicular Cancer
Traumatic Hernia
Tubular Carcinoma
Ulcerative Colitis
Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
Ultrasound-Guided Mammotome® Biopsy
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

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. H...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    St Francis Hospital University Kans
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1993
    Wichita Center For Graduate Medical Education
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1988
    West Texas State University, Canyon, Texas
    Undergraduate School
    1988

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cole

4.8

Based on 111 reviews

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1 Star
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I can't say enough good things about Dr. Cole and his staff. Unlike other surgeons who do nothing more than take your money, give the minimal amount of service or support - their commitment to service stands out and they consistently go out of their way to make sure their patients are ALWAYS taken...Read More
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In my opinion, Dr. Cole is EVERYTHING a physician should be. I wish I could use Dr. Cole for every medical service needed, that’s how much I was impressed with his level of care. Dr. Cole was able to get me scheduled for surgery within 2 weeks from my initial appointment. He knew I had an...Read More
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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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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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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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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
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    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
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