Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD

Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
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Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

12700 Southfork Rd

Saint Louis, MO 63128

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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Kraeger's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraeger treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Kraeger treats this condition more than 68% 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
Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraeger performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Kraeger performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kraeger performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Kraeger performs this procedure more than 42% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement

Dr. Kraeger's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm Stenting
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
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
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1973
Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1968
Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1967
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973
1968
1967

Awards

Dr. Kraeger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kraeger

3.8

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Kraeger took very good care of me at St. Anthony's Hospital. He is an excellent doctor and I trust him totally!
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Saint Alexius Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

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