Dr. Alan Carlson, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 58

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Dr. Carlson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710
Durham Regional Hospital
3643 North Roxboro Road
Durham, NC 27704

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Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Carlson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Duke Center For Aesthetic Svs
Duke Center For Aesthetic Svs
3475 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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    Dr. Carlson's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology, 1988
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    Background Check for Dr. Carlson

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    University Nc

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1987
    Duke University
    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Carlson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Carlson has admitting privileges:

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    • Duke Health Raleigh Hospital

    • Duke University Hospital

    • Durham Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Carlson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Carlson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 15 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Carlson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Carlson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • Optima Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Duke Center For Aesthetic Svs
    3475 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 681-8555 (Office)
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