Dr. Douglas G. Hatter, MD

Dr. Douglas G. Hatter, MD

Vascular Surgery | Male | 56 years old

I strive to provide expert general and vascular surgical services in a caring and compassionate way. I've been providing the full spectrum of care from the initial consultation all the way through to recovery for patients in the North State for 14 years. Working in both the hospital and in the clinic setting allows me to care for patients with acute surgical needs and with chronic vascular conditions.Read more

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I strive to provide expert general and vascular surgical services in a caring and compassionate way. I've been providing the full spectrum of care from the initial consultation all the way through to recovery for patients in the North State for 14 years. Working in both the hospital and in the clinic setting allows me to care for patients with acute surgical needs and with chronic vascular conditions.Read more

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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I appreciate feedback on my patient's experience. It's important to me that you not only feel confident in that care that I've provided but that you also feel valued.

in Palo Cedro, CA |
Wonderful doctor and all around human being
in Shasta Lake, CA |
Dr. Hatter has a presence about him that made me feel instantly at ease. He is incredibly smart and eager to help. Highly recommend !!!
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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Hatter says..

My training and experience allows me to be one of only two providers in the North State who can offer patients with vascular disease both endovascular and open surgical options.

I also have special interest and training in managing access for dialysis.

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  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency

Procedures Performed

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I've been providing endovascular treatments for aneurysmal and occulsive vascular disease for 18 years.

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  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Fistulogram
  • Laparotomy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Florida

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    National Naval Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Naval Medical Center San Diego

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans

    Completed in 1996

  • Other Education
    Arizona Heart Inst

    Completed in 2002

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hatter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Vascular Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hatter's Office & Staff

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How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Hatter's Care Philosophy

I strive to provide expert general and vascular surgical services in a caring and compassionate way. I've been providing the full spectrum of care from the initial consultation all the way through to recovery for patients in the North State for 14 years. Working in both the hospital and in the clinic setting allows me to care for patients with acute surgical needs and with chronic vascular conditions.

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Dr. Hatter says...

My training and experience allows me to be one of only two providers in the North State who can offer patients with vascular disease both endovascular and open surgical options.

I also have special interest and training in managing access for dialysis.

×

Dr. Hatter says...

I've been providing endovascular treatments for aneurysmal and occulsive vascular disease for 18 years.

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Dr. Hatter says...

I appreciate feedback on my patient's experience. It's important to me that you not only feel confident in that care that I've provided but that you also feel valued.