Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD

Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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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Top Care Areas

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Varicose Veins
more than 87% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
more than 81% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walvatne "Our mission is the prevention and treatment of vascular disease in the patient population we serve."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Blood Clot
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Edema
  • Ischemic Limb
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Lymphatic Disorders
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Trauma
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
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21  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2009
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Norwegian

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What People Say About Dr. Craig Walvatne, MD
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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David Catherson in Champlin, MN – May 04, 2017
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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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