Dr. Kurtis Waters, MD

Dr. Kurtis Waters, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Kurtis Waters, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Baxter, MN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci in 1990 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.Read his story

13359 Isle Dr Ste 1

Baxter, MN 56425

Contact Information

(218) 454-8888

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Waters performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
high
more than 88% of peers
Wound Repair
high
more than 84% of peers
Nosebleed
normal
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Waters' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Waters "Dr. Waters is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is the lakes area's only board certified facial plastic surgeon who has been practicing for more than 20 years. Dr. Waters performed his undergraduate training at Concordia in Moorhead. After completing medical school he received post graduate residency training in Syracuse, New York. He underwent fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in Minneapolis, MN."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Waters "Dr. Waters prides himself on honest answers and solutions for his patients … with each patient treated with the ultimate attention they deserve. Both Dr. Waters and his team genuinely care about every patient, and it shows."

1  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

55  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waters' Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waters to family and friends
21 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Waters' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

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Dr. Waters is AMAZING! He is helpful, actually listens to your needs and concerns, has a wonderful bed-side manner and helps to find a solution to your medical problem. I trust him 100%!
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Thank you for the kind review about Dr. Waters. It is our goal to make all patients feel welcome and taken care of.

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Dr Waters is a caring and compassionate provider and we are lucky to have him in the Brainerd Lakes area. Our son recently had turbinate reduction surgery with Dr Waters. It was truly amazing to see the recovery that he made after such a short period of time post surgery.
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We are happy you had a wonderful experience and that your son is doing well.

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I recently had a mini facelift with Dr. Waters. Not only was he amazing, but his staff was very supportive during the procedure. We are so fortunate to have someone of his caliber in our medical community!
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We appreciate the feedback! Thank you.

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I came in to see Dr. Waters for a concerning growth on my arm. The schedulers (in my opinion) sensed my anxiety and promptly scheduled me.I was very anxious that it may have been cancerous, but by the time I left he had made me feel 100% at ease with my care plan. He was very patient when I asked...more
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