Dr. Walter Graves, MD

Dr. Walter Graves, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Walter Graves, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Billings, MT and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1977 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

2900 12th Ave N Ste 400E

Billings, MT 59101

Contact Information

(406) 238-6820

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Dr. Graves' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graves performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Graves performs this procedure more than 46% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graves treats Heart Disease more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Graves treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graves performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Graves performs this procedure more than 39% of his peers

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  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary

Dr. Graves' conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Medicine offers a challenging career in the sciences, as well as a meaningful purpose for my life. I enjoy getting to know my patients as people, and helping them get back to doing the things they love to do.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1997
    University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1993
    Childrens National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1993
    George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1978
    Robert Packer Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School
    1977
  • 1975
    Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School
    1975

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Assurant Health
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Humana
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American

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