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Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD

Vascular Surgery ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Walvatne

Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Blaine, MN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1984 and specializes in vascular surgery and wound & burn care.


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(763) 427-8547

Dr. Walvatne accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
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CompBenefits Corp.
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Dr. Walvatne's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Varicose Veins
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walvatne treats Varicose Veins more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Walvatne treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walvatne treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Walvatne treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walvatne treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Walvatne treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Walvatne's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Amputation
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Blood Clot
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Debridement
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Doppler Test
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Edema
  • Ischemic Limb
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Ligation
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymphatic Disorders
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Wound Care and Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is the prevention and treatment of vascular disease in the patient population we serve.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

Board Certifications

Education

1994
University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Residency Hospital
1986
Uw Health Uw Hospitals and Clinics
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1980
The Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate School
1994
1993
1986
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • German
  • Norwegian
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2009
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008

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Dr. Walvatne is a Fantastic Surgeon and a True Angel who helps those who are in need and has helped Beth and Myself to fight against Our battle with my legs, THANK You Dr. Craig from Beth & George Reynolds
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Dr. walvatne pretty much saved my life - after 7 or 8 Dr's claiming to cure me, the problem got worse and worse exponentially, I thank the planet, stars, Sun and all the kittens and puppies and his wonderful wife (he was getting married at the time) for Dr. Walvatne's skill and care for his...Read More
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He took my mom's case on an emergency basis and has been very personable with us and he truly cares about her outcome, he is one of the most wonderful Drs we have ever worked with.
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Locations

Vascular Surgery Associates

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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