Dr. David W. Carlson, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 55

4402 Broadway Blvd Ste 1
Garland, TX 75043
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Garland
2300 Marie Curie Dr
Garland, TX 75042
Forest Park Medical Center
11990 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243

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David W Carlson MD
Best Care Family Medical Center
4402 Broadway Blvd Ste 1
Garland, TX 75043
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    Dr. Carlson's Experience

    Dr. Carlson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Immunization
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Wart Removal
    • Well Baby Care
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    • Allergies
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Pneumonia
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    St. Paul Hospital In Dallas
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    St. Paul Hospital In Dallas
    Complete in 1988

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Graduated in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Carlson's Hospital Quality

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    • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Garland

    • Forest Park Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 23 responses
    • 2 reviews

    3.7 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Garland, TX |

    i thought I was going to a regular doctor, but this establishment is a money-making machine. With the mixture of a family practice and an urgent care center, and the wait time of the hospital emergency room, this place is a nightmare.The doctor is only so-so, not nice, not really caring because of the amount of people he sees.If you need a McDoctor and have a day to kill, this is your place. If not, find a doctor who cares about his patients enough to really listen to them.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Garland, TX |

    Caring and thorough, I like Dr. Carlson better than any doctor I've had since the 80's. His quick response saved my life from an extremely virulent form of Prostate Cancer. I would recommend him to anyone.

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    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Principal Life
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    David W Carlson MD
    Best Care Family Medical Center
    4402 Broadway Blvd Ste 1
    Garland, TX 75043
    (972) 240-1789 (Office)
    (972) 240-5525 (Fax)
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