Dr. Peter Brown Alden MD

Dr. Peter Alden is a vascular surgery doctor in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is affiliated with Abbott Northwestern Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Alden accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1982

University of MN Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1988

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1989 - 1990

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 24 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 22 years in Vascular Surgery

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

The success and safety of endovenous ablation in patients with previous superficial venous thrombosis: a retrospective case-control study.
Skeik, N.,Zimmerman, K. P.,Tretinyak, A. S.,Alexander, J. Q.,Rizvi, A.,Alden, P.

Chronic venous ulcer: minimally invasive treatment of superficial axial and perforator vein reflux speeds healing and reduces recurrence.
Alden, P. B.,Lips, E. M.,Zimmerman, K. P.,Garberich, R. F.,Rizvi, A. Z.,Tretinyak, A. S.,Alexander, J. Q.,Dorr, K. M.,Hutchinson, M.,Isakson, S. L.

Outcomes related to antiplatelet or anticoagulation use in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy.
Rosenbaum, A., Rizvi, A.Z., Alden, P.B., Tretinyak, A.S., Graber, J.N., Goldman, J.A., Sullivan, T.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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