About Dr. William Brinkman,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. William Brinkman and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1996. To date, I have performed approximately 3,500 cardiac surgeries, of which 2,500 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano. Read more...

33 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Brinkman

"Dr. Brinkman is more than just a surgeon. He's a surgeon that truly cares about the well-being of his patients. Knowledgeable, caring, informative, trusting, are just a few adjectives to describe Dr. Brinkman."

-- Troy Oakley, Aortic Valve, Root Replacement, 01/03/2023

"Dr. Brinkman did an aortic valve replacement for a bicuspid valve and aneurysm repair in the ascending aorta. He answered all my questions pre-op and gave me confidence in his knowledge and care.

The procedure was without problem. Post-op, Dr. Brinkman and his team provided excellent care in the hospital. The procedure was minimally-invasive and left me with a small scar. I had no pain. I highly recommend Dr. Brinkman."

-- Elizabeth Seabrook, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 08/16/2022

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My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Aortic valve repair
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Bicuspid aortic valve disease
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Aortic dissection

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. William Brinkman, heart surgeon, graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1996.

Training to become a cardiothoracic surgeon has been a fulfilling process Dr. Brinkman.

Dr. Brinkman's journey to become a leading cardiac surgeon includes:

* General Surgery Residency at Emory University, School of Medicine 1997-2004
* Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School 2004-2006
* Complex Aortic Surgery Fellowship training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 2006-2007

Dr. Brinkman is certified by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. William Brinkman, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Brinkman, you can:

  • Call (888) 644-7728 right now
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The office of Dr. Brinkman is located at 4708 Alliance Blvd., Plano, TX 75093. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.

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Page last updated: January 24, 2023