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Scott D. Charette, MD

About Scott

Scott D. Charette, MD, is a general and vascular surgeon at Altru Health System specializing in vascular medicine, including aortic and peripheral aneurysmal disease and management, carotid disease and claudication, and endovascular techniques. Outside of work, he enjoys all kinds of music, history, trivia, hunting, cooking, and spending time with his family. He is also on a Sporting Clay League team and helps with fundraising events at Riverside Christian School.

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Member, Altru Health System, Medical Director, Surgical Services, Altru Hospital, Former Chief of Staff, Northern Plains Vascular Society, Former President, Altru’s Chronic Wound Conference, Presenter, Association of Surgical Technologists, Presenter, Grand Forks Radiology Technologists, Presenter, North Dakota State Trauma Meeting, Presenter, Northern Plains Vascular Society, Presenter, Sports Medicine Symposium, Presenter, The North Dakota Society of Radiology Technologists, Endovascular Therapy, Presenter, UND Surgery Grounds, Presenter

Philosophy of Medicine

"I approach patients with respect and compassion. I give them the care I would want a member of my own family to receive. I treat the patient first, then the disease. You can't fix everything, but you can always treat the patient by demonstrating compassion and a caring attitude."

Locations Altru's Specialty Care, Altru Clinic | Crookston, Altru 1300 Columbia
Education
  • Medical School
  • University of North Dakota School of Medicine
    Grand Forks, ND
  • Internship
  • General Surgery University of North Dakota School of Medicine
    Grand Forks, ND
  • Residency
  • Surgery University of North Dakota School of Medicine
    Grand Forks, ND
  • Fellowship
  • Vascular Fellowship University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Denver, CO
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Aortic and Peripheral Aneurysmal Disease and Management
  • Carotid Disease and Claudication
  • Endovascular Techniques
    • Angiogram Approach
    • Atherectomy
    • Balloon Angioplasty
    • Drug-Coated Balloons
    • Drug-Eluting Stents
    • Stents
    • Thrombolytics