Dr. Timothy Teslow, MD

Dr. Timothy Teslow, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Timothy Teslow, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Fairbanks, AK. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

1275 Sadler Way Ste 102

Fairbanks, AK 99701

Contact Information

(907) 457-7874

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas


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Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
more than 5% of peers
Gallbladder Removal
more than 5% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 5% of peers

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  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Skin Cancer
  • Varicose Veins


  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

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.


  • Sanford Usd Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • U Sd Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Kansas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Us Air Force Sch Aerospace Med
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teslow has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teslow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teslow to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Teslow'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
Patient Comments (5)
in North Pole, AK |
Dr. Teslow has saved my life a couple times honestly. He is such a caring doctor, and he follows thru with everything and doesn't miss nothing. I can't say enough good about him. I was sick 15 years ago and the hospital didn't even know what it was, they referred me to him and he knew almost instantly and has been my surgeon every since.
in Two Rivers Alaska |
Dr. Teslow became involved with my wife's treatment less than a month ago. My wife has been suffering from stomach pain and burning for many years. She has seen numerous physicians over the years and none had found any causes for her pain. Dr. Teslow reviewed past colonoscopies and endoscopes and found things the other doctors had missed. He truly cares about his patients and is proactive in finding the cause of the problems presented him.
Phoenix, AZ |
Dr. Teslow is an amazing caring talented expert surgeon. he saved my life. All I can say is if you need a doctor and a team that you can trust with you life... Dr. Teslow is the man.
in Delta Junction, Alaska |
I believe Dr. Teslow is the best Dr. I've had take care of my medical needs in 45 years. I felt comfortable with him from the first meeting. No unnecessary tests were preformed. He stayed on top of my care before, during and after surgery. Brilliant, caring and easy to talk to. Years of knowledge and experience. I was lucky to find him and finally have a pain free future thanks to him.
in Fairbanks, AK |
I was beyond impressed with Dr. Teslow, his staff, and the Surgery Center of Fairbanks. All of the staff were very helpful, kind, and made sure I was taken care of. Dr. Teslow did an excellent job explaining my options, making sure I understood them, and most importantly, performing the surgery. He far exceeded my expectations. All around great experience. Thank you!
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Dr. Teslow accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP

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Hospitals where Dr. Teslow has admitting privileges

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
1650 Cowles St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
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