Dr. Brian Carlson, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 60

  5 Reviews
Dr. Carlson

Digestive Associates

5440 W Sahara Ave Ste 302 Las Vegas, NV 89146

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(702) 633-0207

Dr. Brian Carlson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Wright State University in 1988 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Health Net
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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 Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nausea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Nausea more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Abdominal Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Received a call today that my appointment has been cancelled - for the THIRD TIME - and every time it's because the doctor will be working at the Hospital and unavailable for patients. This seems to be totally incompetent and inefficient on the physician's part. Doesn't he care that someone is waiting for months for each appointment and that to have them cancelled time and again does a huge dis-service to the patient??!! I have worked in healthcare and understand the challenges, but this is bad.
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We were lucky you get Dr Carlson when my husband was admitted as an emergency at sunrise hospital. Not only did he take great care of him but he was kind, compassionate and a great communicator to his family. He will be my husband's GI doctor from now on! Recommend highly.
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I was sent to see Dr. Carlson for having a high (304) amylase level. I had and Xray, swallowed a camera and had an MRI done of my abdomen. After I swallowed a camera, Dr. Carlson nor anyone in his office called me. I waited two weeks after the MRI to contact his office. He still had not read the test results as of July 6th and he got the results on June 26th. I picked up my results and I have a 16x13 T2 Hyperintense mass on my liver. I still have not heard from his office 7/10/17
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Patient Care is always the first goal making patients feel comfortable

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Calif Irvine
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Hahnemann University
Internship Hospital
1988
Wright State University
Medical School
1991
1989
1988

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

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

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average