Lucian Panait

Lucian Panait, MD

General and Bariatric Surgery
My customers' needs and well-being matter most: we will work together to achieve best outcomes.

Approach To Care

Dr. Panait strives to provide cutting-edge surgical care of the highest quality. His customer-centered approach is provided in a warm, comfortable environment, which is conducive to a trusting and constructive relationship between the customer and the surgeon.

As a North Memorial Health affiliate provider, Dr. Panait practices at the following locations:

Bhatti GI Consultants
6600 France Ave S #660
Edina, MN 55435

1457 White Oak Dr
Chaska, MN 55318



  • Medical School: Ovidius University, Constanta, Romania – MD


  • General Surgery: Saint Mary’s Hospital/Affiliated Yale University School of Medicine


  • Minimally Invasive & Bariatric Surgery: Yale University School of Medicine


  • American Board of Surgery


  • Romanian


Dr. Panait enjoys outdoor activities with his family year-round and loves exploring Minnesota’s natural beauty. His hobbies include photography, kiteboarding, camping and skiing.

Accepted Insurance

All North Memorial Health providers, with the exception of senior clinic providers, accept the following insurance carriers. Because health insurance plan payments vary and benefit levels are unique to each plan, you may confirm out of pocket cost with your insurance carrier by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Preferred One
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthcare