Dr. Timothy Simplot, MD

Dr. Timothy Simplot, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Timothy Simplot, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

105 Valley West Dr Ste 100

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Contact Information

(515) 223-4368

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Simplot "Your health is always our number one priority. Our extensive knowledge and skills are the results of decades of experience, the latest research, advanced technology and continuing medical education. At the same time, we place a very high value on the physician/patient relationship. Our caring, talented providers and staff take the time to listen to your symptoms and concerns so we can fully understand your condition."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

67  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Minn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simplot's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simplot to family and friends
17 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Simplot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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