General Surgery


Dr. Timothy Mayfield, MD, specializes in general surgery and is affiliated with several Iowa hospitals, including the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics. Dr. Mayfield also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups, including Iowa Specialty Physicians. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, graduating with honors. He has been in practice since 2005. Dr. Mayfield joined KHC’s medical staff in February 2018.


Certifications and Licensure

  • General Surgery, Accredited by the American Board of Surgery
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians/Surgery, KS State Medical License
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians/Surgery, MO State Medical License
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians/Surgery, IA State Medical License


  • Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo, Undergraduate School, Graduated 2000
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Medical School, Graduated 2005
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Internship Hospital, Completed 2006
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Residency Hospital, Completed 2010
  • Surgix Minimally Invasive Surgery Institute, Shawnee Mission, Ks, Fellowship Hospital, Completed 2011

Awards, Honors and Recognitions

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons, 2012
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons, member

Publications and Presentations

Transgastric biologic mesh delivery and abdominal wall hernia repair in a porcine model.Sporn, E., Astudillo, J. A., Bachman, S. L., Mayfield, T. P., Thaler, K., Miedema, B. W.; Endoscopy. 2009 Dec 01.