Dr. Carl Dobson, MD

Dr. Carl Dobson, MD

Gynecology | Male | 74 years old

Care for patients in a way that promotes a feeling of trust. Partner with patient by giving them meaningful explanations that allow them to help make good decisions.Read more

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Dr. Dobson accepts 28 insurance carriers

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28 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • 1st Medical Network
  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans
  • American General
  • American International Group (AIG)
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • MultiPlan
  • NovaNet
  • One Health
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Dobson's Review Details
4.2 based on 6 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
     (6)
  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Dobson
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (6)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (6)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (6)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (6)
Dr. Dobson's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (6)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (6)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (6)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (6)
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Specialties

  • Gynecology

Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
  • Cyst
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Relaxation
  • Perimenopause
  • Post-Menopausal Problems
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Circumcision
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Cryosurgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Injection
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Laser Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Tests and Pelvic Exams
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Stress Management
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College of Alabama

    Graduated in 1969

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Alabama At Birmingham
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Alabama At Birmingham
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Sloan-Kettering and New York Memorial Hospitals

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dobson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gynecology
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dobson's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Dobson

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Dobson's Care Philosophy

Care for patients in a way that promotes a feeling of trust. Partner with patient by giving them meaningful explanations that allow them to help make good decisions.