Dr. Kaj Johansen, MD

Dr. Kaj Johansen, MD

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Age 73
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Dr. Kaj Johansen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

550 17th Ave

Seattle, WA 98122

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Johansen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brachial Plexus Palsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johansen treats Brachial Plexus Palsy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Johansen treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johansen treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Johansen treats this condition more than 94% 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
Peripheral Artery Bypass
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johansen performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Johansen performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Johansen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arterial Insufficiency
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cervical Rib
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
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 Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Doctor" means "teacher": I consider it my professional responsibility not only to provide optimal medical and surgical care to my patients but also, to the greatest extent possible, to assure that they understand what is going on with them. As a sur...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of California San Diego
Residency Hospital
1977
University Of California San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1971
University Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
Internship Hospital
1970
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Medical School
1966
University Of Washington
Undergraduate School
1977
1971
1970
1966

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Johansen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johansen

4.5

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
84.21052631578948%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10.526315789473685%
(2)

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I have TOS and Dr Johansson did my surgery on my right side. He was very informative, told me to set the bar low, it didn't work on everyone and could take 1-2 yrs healing. I was desperate after trying every non surgical option out there. I was lucky it was successful, it took exactly 2 yrs to...Read More
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