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Dr. Bette Carlson, MD

Pediatrics ·  Female · Age 54

Dr. Carlson

Greater Newport Physicians

1190 Baker St Ste 103 Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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(714) 668-2525


Dr. Bette Carlson, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Costa Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1993 and specializes in pediatrics and pediatric medicine.


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(714) 668-2525

Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Allergies
  • Asthma in Children
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Common Cold
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Ear Infection
  • Immunization
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Strep Throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vaccination
  • Whooping Cough

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Dr. Carlson is an amazing clinician
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incredible experience. She is very thorough and provides great recommendations.
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Our family loves Dr Carlson! We trust her so much. I drive to OC from Riverside county to see her! My oldest daughter is 20, also have a 16 yr old and my youngest is 10. I could not have a better pediatrician! Dr Carlson is kind, calming, and understanding!
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Dr Carlson was incredibly thorough and an amazing listener. She personally called me on her lunch break to give me my daughters labwork. I’m so grateful for her amazing patient care.
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Dr. Carlson is a compassionate and intelligent Doctor. She cares about her patients and listens thoroughly to their problem. My daughter is 17 and has been her patient since a baby.
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I am a registered nurse and her advance assessment skills are impeccable. We trust Dr Carlson, Bette more than any other Pediatrician. We have been with Dr Carlson, Bette for many years. Six months ago we moved a hour away. We could not find a pediatrician we liked, and we are now commuting back to her. She is that accomplish and impressive in her skills.
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I appreciate her thorough check up for her patients and her wonderful communication with parents.
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Dr. Carlson always has the best medical advice, especially when I’m overreacting, being that I’m a first time mom. She is so good with my 18 m/o, he’s so calm with her, even when getting shots. I love that I can email her at any hour of the day with worries or concerns about my little one’s health and I know that she will promptly get back to me. I would recommend her to any parent.
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Dr Carlson is courteous, prompt and extremely professional. She always makes my daughter feel comfortable and visits are a treat, not torture!
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I've been taking my kids to Bette for 20 years, they all love her as do I.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Bette Carlson, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Costa Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1993 and specializes in pediatrics and pediatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Los Angeles Chldns Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Los Angeles Chldns Hospital
Internship Hospital
1993
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
1987
University Of California Irvine
Undergraduate School
1984
University Of San Diego
Undergraduate School
1995
1995
1993
1987
1984

Awards

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83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)