Dr. Timothy Custer, MD

Dr. Timothy Custer, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Timothy Custer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lancaster, OH and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1996 and specializes in general surgery.

2405 N Columbus St Ste 250

Lancaster, OH 43130

Contact Information

(740) 654-6213

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Incisional Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

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60  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast 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
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mt Carmel Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Custer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Custer's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Custer to family and friends
16 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Custer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Custer removed my gallbladder and in 2016 fixed a ventral hernia which requires a large incision. Both my surgeries went perfectly. He is knowledgeable and caring and made me comfortable after both surgeries with proper medication for pain. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Making appointments for lapband adjustments became a pain because the doctor is not personable or supportive at all. When I started vomiting and asked the doctor why, he shrugged his shoulders and said he didn't know. He removed some of the fluid and went on to his next patient. That was my last...more
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I was referred to Dr. Custer by Fairfield Medical Center for a hernia repair. This was my fourth hernia repair in 35 years. He performed the surgery perfectly. Two days into recovery and the discomfort is very low. I highly recommend Dr. Custer if you have surgical needs. He's a highly skilled...more
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