Dr. Walter Graves, MD

Dr. Walter Graves, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Graves, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Billings, MT. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Graves is affiliated with St. Vincent Healthcare.

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
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more than 43% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 38% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 31% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Graves "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."
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Robert Packer Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Childrens National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Graves has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Graves' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Graves to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Graves' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Graves accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Assurant Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Graves has admitting privileges

St. Vincent Healthcare
1233 N 30th St
Billings, MT 59101
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