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About Dr. William T Brinkman
Dr. William T Brinkman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Plano, TX. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Vascular Surgery and Surgery. Dr. Brinkman is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. Dr. Brinkman has received 5 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. William T Brinkman has the following 3 specialties
- Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
Dr. William T Brinkman has the following 8 expertise
- Vascular Malformations
- Vascular Surgical Procedures
- Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
- Varicose Veins
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Diabetes Complications
Dr. William T Brinkman is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Doctor Brinkman was outstanding in every way as we met to talk about how I was going to proceed with my ascending aorta aneurysm. He spent over an hour and explained to me what my options where and gave me a detail explanation of how he would proceed. I have 100% confidence in Dr. Brinkman that he will be able to fix my problem with surgery. I highly recommend Dr. Brinkman.............. bob torti
This man literally saved my husband. I cannot begin to express how much we appreciate Dr. Brinkman. He spent so much time with us before, during and after surgery. I know he has to be a busy man. my husband is home and doing wonderful now thanks to this talented man. thank you to the sweet young lady that answers his calls for putting up with me. she was a doll and so comforting. she helped make this experience pleasant. thank you dr. Brinkman for the gift of life that you gave my husband. we really truly do thank you every day.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Dr. Brinkman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
22 Years Experience
Emory University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1996
Dr. William T Brinkman accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsCardiac Surgery Specialists, 4716 Alliance Blvd Ste 310, Plano, TX
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