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Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 78

Dr. Kraeger

Robert D. Lewis, MD

12700 Southfork Rd Saint Louis, MO 63128

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Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD is a general 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 general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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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

Dr. Kraeger's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kraeger

3.8

Based on 4 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD
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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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About Me

Biography

Dr. Russell Kraeger, MD is a general 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 general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular 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

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Saint Alexius Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

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