Dr. Douglas Hatter, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 60
  
Dr. Hatter
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Dignity Health Medical Group - North State

2510 Airpark Dr Ste 201 Redding, CA 96001

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(530) 242-3500

Dr. Douglas Hatter, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1987 and specializes in vascular surgery and trauma surgery.


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Dr. Hatter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
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United Healthcare

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Practice Areas

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 62% of their peers

Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis more than 19% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 19% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Bypass
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 79% of their peers

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Gallbladder Removal more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 75% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 72% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Hatter treats this condition more than 70% of their peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 56% of their peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 56% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 44% of their peers

Dr. Hatter treats this condition more than 44% of their peers

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Dr. Hatter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Hatter treats this condition more than 98% 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
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hatter performs Dialysis Access Procedures more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Hatter performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Hatter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulogram
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Traumatic Resuscitation
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Hatter's Reviews

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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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About Me

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 ye...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2002
Arizona Heart Inst
1996
Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Naval Medical Center San Diego
Residency Hospital
1988
Usnaval Hosp Bethesda
Internship Hospital
1987
University Of Florida
Medical School

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Locations

Dignity Health Medical Group - North State

Dignity Health Medical Group - North State2510 Airpark Dr Ste 201 Redding, CA 96001
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Dignity Health Medical Group - North State2656 Edith Ave Ste B Redding, CA 96001
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Mercy Medical Center Redding

Redding, CA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Saint Elizabeth Community Hospital

Red Bluff, CA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)