Dr. Peter Alden, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 64
  
Dr. Alden
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Minneapolis Cardiology Associates

800 E 28th St # H2100 Minneapolis, MN 55407

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(612) 775-3030

Dr. Peter Alden, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alden has more experience with Vascular Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities Abbott Northwestern Hospital and St. Francis Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alden to book an appointment.


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Dr. Alden accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
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Practice Areas

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Typically treats 81% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Alden performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Varicose Vein Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden performs Varicose Vein Procedure more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Alden performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Venous Sclerotherapy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden performs Venous Sclerotherapy more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Alden performs this procedure more than 81% 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.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Alden treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Alden treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Carotid Artery Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Alden treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 56% of their peers

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

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden treats Venous Insufficiency more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Alden treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Alden treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Varicose Veins
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alden treats Varicose Veins more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Alden treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Alden'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
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • 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
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • 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
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Alden, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alden has more experience with Vascular Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Carotid Artery Disease or Carot...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1990
Barnes - Jewish Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University of Minnesota
Residency Hospital
1981
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Minneapolis Cardiology Associates

Minneapolis Cardiology Associates800 E 28th St # H2100 Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)