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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

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Hospital Quality

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Mountain View Regional Hospital
6550 E 2nd St
Casper, WY 82609
Ivinson Memorial Hospital
255 N 30th St
Laramie, WY 82072

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Premier Bone and Joint Center
Laramie
1909 Vista Dr
Laramie, WY 82070
Premier Bone and Joint Center
Cheyenne
1950 Bluegrass Cir Ste 100
Cheyenne, WY 82009
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    Dr. Carson's Experience

    Dr. Carson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Replacement
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Surgery
    • Glenoid Labrum Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Labrum Repair
    • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
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    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Reconstruction
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Shoulder Resurfacing
    • Shoulder Stabilizations
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
    • Sports Medicine Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
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    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Carson

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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wyoming.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    South Dakota State University
    Graduated in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carson & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Carson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Mountain View Regional Hospital

    • Ivinson Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 3 Star Ratings
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    3.7 out of 5

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    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Carson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Carson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Carson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Guardian
    • HealthPartners
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedHealthInsurance
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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
    • Principal Life
    • State Farm
    • Thrivent Financial
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Premier Bone and Joint Center
    Laramie
    1909 Vista Dr
    Laramie, WY 82070
    (307) 745-8851 (Office)
    (307) 742-0961 (Fax)
    B
    Premier Bone and Joint Center
    Cheyenne
    1950 Bluegrass Cir Ste 100
    Cheyenne, WY 82009
    (307) 632-5889 (Office)
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    Premier Bone and Joint Center
    5810 E 2nd St Ste 100
    Casper, WY 82609
    (307) 237-0304 (Office)
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    Premier Bone and Joint Center
    Rawlins Office
    1102 W Spruce
    Rawlins, WY 82301
    (307) 324-2104 (Office)
    (307) 328-0189 (Fax)
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    Premier Bone and Joint Center
    2002 W Sunset Dr
    Riverton, WY 82501
    (307) 856-4053 (Office)
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    Premier Bone and Joint Center
    Rock Springs
    2950 College Dr
    Rock Springs, WY 82901
    (307) 382-5112 (Office)
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