Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD

Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Blaine, MN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1984 and specializes in vascular surgery and wound & burn care.

11855 Ulysses St NE

Blaine, MN 55434

Contact Information

(763) 427-8547

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Walvatne's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Varicose Veins
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walvatne treats Varicose Veins more than 87% of his peers

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

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walvatne performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Walvatne performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walvatne treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Walvatne treats this condition more than 83% 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

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

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Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CompBenefits Corp.
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
HealthPartners
Humana
Medica
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Tricare
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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