Dr. Timothy Plerhoples, MD

Dr. Timothy Plerhoples, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Timothy Plerhoples, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

2710 Prosperity Ave Ste 200

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

(703) 280-2841

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
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more than 81% of peers
Hemorrhoids
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more than 61% of peers
Colectomy
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more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Plerhoples' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Plerhoples "As a surgeon, I truly enjoy connecting with patients and believe everyone deserves the highest level of care. I aim to make patients and their families feel as comfortable as possible while navigating through an increasingly complicated healthcare system."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Plerhoples has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Plerhoples' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Plerhoples

4.7

Based on 15 reviews

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I have seen Dr. Plerhoples several times, once for a fissure, twice for a thrombosed external hemorrhoid. Dr. Plerhoples is very professional, practical and makes an unpleasant situation bearable. His skills are top notch, and thankfully quick and efficient. After the treatment, a discussion of...Read More
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Vienna, VA – Jul 19, 2018
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After having had a colostomy for nearly 4 years , and after the second time that the stoma had herniated, I decided on a colostomy reversal. (Both the original surgery and the first revision surgery were performed out of state.) Working with Dr. Plerhoples was easy. He explained possible...Read More
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Thomas J. Bugos in Fairfax, VA – Apr 06, 2018
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Highly recommend Dr. Plerhoples. An amazing doctor.
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Terry Smallwoof – Mar 16, 2018
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Dr. Plerhoples is a truly wonderful doctor. He is calm, caring and made me feel at ease. He explained everything and I left his office feeling completely reassured.
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May 26, 2017
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Loved working with him. Excellent bed side manners, very informative, cordial. Makes very practical treatment recommendations. Highly recommend him to whoever seeks a surgeon in this specialty.
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Imran in RESTON, VA – May 17, 2017
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