Columbia Surgical Specialists

Timothy W. Bax


General Surgery

Timothy W. Bax, MD

Timothy W. Bax came to Spokane after completing his surgical training at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon and completed an additional year of training in Portland in the area of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

His surgical practice encompasses all areas of general surgery with an emphasis on laparoscopically performed procedures. He has a special interest in diseases of the stomach and esophagus including surgery for heartburn and for stomach and esophageal cancer. Dr. Bax is an active staff member at Sacred Heart Medical Center, Holy Family Hospital and Deaconess Medical Center.

He is currently the Trauma Medical Director at Sacred Heart Medical Center. Dr. Bax is available to see patients at our Cataldo and North offices. Dr. Bax also provides Acute Trauma Care, Critical Care and Acute Surgical Care at Sacred Heart, the only Level II Trauma center in Eastern Washington.