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Barry Bjorgaard, MD

  • NPI Number: 1144250226
  • Primary Specialties: Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery


Barry Bjorgaard, MD, is a cardiovascular, thoracic, and vascular surgeon at Altru Health System specializing in coronary artery disease, abdominal and thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, and valve repair and replacement. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, playing tennis, traveling, and spending time at the lake with his wife, kids, and friends. Dr. Bjorgaard has also participated in mission work in third-world countries, including Ecuador and Peru.

Professional Memberships

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, University of North Dakota, 2013 Wayne Swenson Award for Teaching Excellence

Philosophy of Medicine

"The patient always comes first. Each patient has individual needs. I enjoy working as a team, with the patient as the head of the team."

Locations Altru 1300 Columbia, Altru Hospital
  • Medical School
  • Bachelor of Medical Science and MD University of Alberta
    Edmonton, AB
  • Internship
  • Rotating Internship Victoria General Hospital
    Victoria, BC
  • Residency
  • General Surgery Resident University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan
    Saskatoon, SK
  • Cardiovascular, Thoracic & General Surgery Resident University of Western Ontario
    London, ON
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dialysis
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair, Abdominal and Thoracic
  • Fistulas and Shunts
  • Long-term Life Support
  • Mediastinal Disease
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Valve Repair and Replacement