Kimberly E. Costas, MD Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
I believe the best care comes when there is a partnership between the physician and the patient. I strive to get to know my patients and their families, and to work together to create a treatment and recovery plan based on the best medicine available and the best interest of the patient.
Education
Institution
Type
Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Medical School
General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
Internship
General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
Residency
Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York
Fellowship
Professional Associations
  • Society for Thoracic Surgery
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • General Thoracic Surgery Club
  • Seattle Surgical Society
Personal Interests
Spending time with my family, biking, skiing and traveling.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
Clinical Interests
  • achalasia
  • asbestos lung
  • biopsy chest wall
  • biopsy diaphragm
  • biopsy of lung
  • bronchial fistula repair
  • bronchoscopy
  • cancer
  • cancer risk assessment
  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • cervical rib resection
  • chest wall disorder
  • chest wall resection
  • chest wall tumors
  • closure of diaphragmatic fistula
  • closure of external fistula of trachea
  • collapsed lung
  • decortication of lung
  • diaphragmatic disorders
  • diaphragmatic hernia
  • diaphragmatic tumor
  • egfr mutation
  • egfr translocation
  • esophageal diverticulectomy
  • esophageal diverticulum
  • esophageal mass
  • esophageal myotomy
  • esophageal perforation
  • esophageal stenosis
  • esophageal stricture
  • esophageal ulcer
  • esophagectomy
  • excision of bronchus
  • exploratory thoracotomy
  • extrapleural pneumonectomy
  • feeding tube placement
  • fiberoptic bronchoscopy
  • foreign body in esophagus
  • fracture of sternum
  • fundoplication
  • hamartoma
  • hamartoma of lung
  • hiatal hernia repair
  • hyperhidrosis surgery
  • laser resection of airway tumors
  • lung abscess
  • lung cancer
  • lung cancer screening
  • lung contusion
  • lung mass
  • lung resection
  • lung volume reduction surgery
  • lymph node biopsy
  • lymphadenopathy
  • malignant effusion
  • malignant neoplasm of esophagus
  • malignant neoplasm of main bronchus
  • median sternotomy
  • mediastinal abscess
  • mediastinal tumor
  • mediastinitis
  • mediastinoscopy
  • minimally invasive lymph node dissection
  • open biopsy of bronchus
  • open biopsy of lesion of mediastinum
  • open biopsy of lung
  • percutaneous tracheostomy
  • pericardiocentesis
  • pleural cancer
  • pleural effusion
  • pleurodesis
  • pleurx catheter
  • plication of emphysematous bleb
  • pneumothorax
  • pulmonary metastases
  • pyloroplasty
  • repair of diaphragm
  • repair tracheoesophageal fistula
  • rigid bronchoscopy
  • robotic thoracic surgery
  • sarcoma
  • sequestrum of lung
  • spontaneous pneumothorax
  • staging laparotomy
  • tension pneumothorax
  • thoracentesis
  • thoracic malignancy
  • thoracoplasty
  • thoracoscopy
  • thoracostomy
  • thoracotomy
  • thymoma
  • thymus cancer
  • thymus disorders
  • thymus surgery
  • tracheoesophageal fistula
  • tracheomalacia
  • tracheostomy
  • video assisted thoracoscopic surgery
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (51 Ratings, 11 Comments)


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12/28/2017
Dr. Costas exhibits great care for this patient. I have had consistent wonderful experience. I have absolute confidence in the skill, judgment & recommendations of Kimberly Costas.
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09/10/2017
Dr. Costas is always very thorough and personable.
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08/17/2017
I would highly recommend Dr. Costas.
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08/01/2017
I think Dr. Costas is one of the best physicians I've ever had.
100

07/11/2017
Dr. Costas is a rock star!
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07/03/2017
Dr. Costas is awesome!
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06/24/2017
I liked Dr. Costas a lot!!!
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05/24/2017
Dr. Costas is an outstanding doctor, willing to go the extra mile and extremely good at what she does.
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05/05/2017
Very good the best.
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04/12/2017
Dr. Costas is outstanding & far above her peers.
100

02/28/2017
I wish I would asked more questions.
 
Providence Medical Group North Everett Clinic - Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery
1330 Rockefeller Avenue Suite 400
Everett, WA 98201
425-259-8600