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 2,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,125 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano. Read more...

26 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Brinkman

"Dr. Brinkman is a "God Sent" doctor, explained the procedure to me and my family to alleviate any anxiety that we might be experiencing. Also put me at ease before, during, and after the procedure. He is an A+++ Surgeon."

-- Olugbenga Fasusi, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, Root Replacement, 12/20/2019

"Very patient oriented. He listened to my concerns & answered all questions (as well as my wife's). He is head of the heart valve surgery team at Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital in Plano. He is highly regarded amongst fellow physicians in other counties away from Dallas as well. I highly recommend him & his team. I had no cardiac issues after my procedure."

-- Mark Mobley, Aortic Valve, Valve Repair, Median Sternotomy, Root Replacement, 12/17/2019

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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.

I completed my general surgery residency at Emory University, School of Medicine in 2004. After that, I completed my cardiothoracic surgery residency at Brigham & Women's Hospital in 2006. In 2007, I was a fellow of thoracic aortic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Penn in 2007.

I am certified by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Since 2008, I have served as the Medical Director at the Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute (CRISTI) in Dallas, Texas.

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. William Brinkman, MD

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

  • Call (888) 512-4682 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 19, 2020