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Dr. Timothy Christopher, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (15)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Timothy Christopher, MD

Dr. Timothy Christopher, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in General Surgery, has 31 years of experience. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham and is affiliated with Grandview Medical Center. Dr. Christopher, completed a residency at Baptist Health System. Patients rated Dr. Christopher an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Christopher works at Advanced Surgeons, P.C. in Birmingham, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Gallstones, Umbilical Hernia and Cholecystitis and Gallstones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Christopher's Office Locations

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    Advanced Surgeons, P.C.
    3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 400, Birmingham, AL 35243 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 595-8985
    Monday
    08:15 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:15 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:15 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:15 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:15 - 15:00

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Grandview Medical Center

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gallstones
Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Appendicitis
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroparesis
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Osteosarcoma
Partial Lung Collapse
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Biliary Atresia
Bowel Strangulation
Burn Injuries
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Prolapse
Jejunum Cancer
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Anoscopy
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Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Surgical Procedure
Bunion Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lung Surgery
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Melanoma Removal
Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Renal Transplant
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Vagotomy
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Varicose Vein Procedure
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
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    About Dr. Timothy Christopher, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1003880485
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Baptist Health System
    Residency
    Internship
    • University Al School Med/Baptist Health Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University OF ALABAMA
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Timothy Christopher, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Christopher is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Christopher has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Christopher works at Advanced Surgeons, P.C. in Birmingham, AL. View the full address on Dr. Christopher’s profile.

    Dr. Christopher has seen patients for Gallstones, Umbilical Hernia and Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Christopher on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Christopher. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Christopher.

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