Dr. Valerie Knudsen, MD

Dr. Valerie Knudsen, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(22)
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Dr. Valerie Knudsen, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Missoula, MT. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

2831 Fort Missoula Rd Ste 306

Missoula, MT 59804

Contact Information

(406) 327-4395

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
normal
more than 83% of peers
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Knudsen "I enjoy caring for my patients throughout their life. I have practiced in Missoula, Mt for 26 years. I want to deliver our future Montanans as healthy as possible. I try to learn new medicine and better my surgery skills each year. I strive daily to find a balance between my practice, family, and my life. v.knudsen md"
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

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

  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Metro Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knudsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knudsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knudsen to family and friends
3.4
based on 22 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Knudsen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Missoula, MT |
Dr. Knudsen is amazing! I came in extremely frustrated by a previous experience with another OB-GYN and Dr. Knudsen listened to my concerns and helped me figure out an alternative health plan that fit my lifestyle and needs.
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West Jordan, UT |
Best OB
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Missoula, MT |
Dr Knudsen is amazing! She listens to concerns and really focuses on the health of mom and baby. I loved having her to deliver my boys.
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in Stevensville, MT |
She was amazing!! I had a full hysterectomy with zero complications!! She did a great job, was so understanding , and I have virtually no scars! Love her office staff too.. amazing ladies!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Knudsen accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • PacificSource
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Knudsen has admitting privileges

Community Medical Center
2827 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT 59804
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