Dr. Caitlin Carter, MD

Nephrology •  Female • Age 42

Dr. Carter
9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, CA 92093

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(858) 552-8585

Dr. Caitlin Carter, MD is a nephrology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in nephrology and pediatric nephrology.

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Dr. Carter 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
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dehydration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Dehydration more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 79% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 79% of her peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Caitlin Carter, MD is a nephrology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in nephrology and pediatric nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education

2004
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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80% Patient experience rating, 11% 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)

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

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