Dr. Carlos Pottinger, MD
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Dr. Carlos Pottinger, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

800 Medical Ct E Inverness, FL 34452 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Treat all my patients as they were family members asking for my medical advice.

Biography

Dr. Pottinger was born in Jamaica and raised in Tampa, Florida. He spent several years in the US Navy seeing the world. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida, he obtained his medical degree from Ross University. Following medical school, Dr. Pottinger completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Saint Peter's university Hospital in New Jersey, which is affiliated with Drexel University and is renowned for its high-quality training in the areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health. Dr. Pottinger is married and has two children. Aside from this devotion to Women's Health, he enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and volunteer activities.

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    Dr. Pottinger was born in Jamaica and raised in Tampa, Florida. He spent several years in the US Navy seeing the world. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida, he obtained his medical degree from Ross University. Following medical school, Dr. Pottinger completed his obstetrics and gynecology residency at Saint Peter's university Hospital in New Jersey, which is affiliated with Drexel University and is renowned for its high-quality training in the areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health. Dr. Pottinger is married and has two children. Aside from this devotion to Women's Health, he enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and volunteer activities.

    Dr. Pottinger's Care Philosophy

    Treat all my patients as they were family members asking for my medical advice.

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
    •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
    • Atrophic Vaginitis
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breech Position
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Cervical Polyps
    • Cervicitis
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
    • Endometriosis
    • Female Infertility
    • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • High Risk Pregnancy
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
    • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
    • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
    • Mastodynia
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Miscarriages
    • Multiple Gestation
    • Nausea
    • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Ovarian Cysts
    • Pap Smear Abnormalities
    • Perimenopause
    • Placenta Previa
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Preeclampsia
    • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Septal Defect
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Thalassemia
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Uterine Fibroids
    • Uterine Prolapse
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vulvar Cancer
    • Yeast Infections

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

      Graduated in 2000

    • Internship Hospital
      Saint Peter's University Hospital

      Completed in 2009

    • Residency Hospital
      St Peter's U Hosp-UMDNJ

      Completed in 2009

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Drexel Univ

      Completed in 2009

    • Undergraduate School
      University of South Florida

      Graduated in 2000

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
    • Birth Control
    • C-Section
    • Colporrhaphy
    • Colposcopy
    • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
    • Dilation and Curettage
    • Endocervical Curettage
    • Endometrial Ablation
    • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
    • Fetal Monitoring
    • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
    • Gonorrhea Screening
    • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
    • HIV Screening
    • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
    • Hepatitis Screening
    • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
    • Hysterectomy - Open
    • Hysteroscopy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
    • Operative Hysteroscopy
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Floor Repair
    • Pregnancy Test
    • Pregnancy Ultrasound
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Rh Incompatibility Screening
    • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
    • Sympathectomy
    • Syphilis Screening
    • Thyroid Screening
    • Tubal Ligation
    • Ultrasound
    • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
    • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
    • Vaginal Surgery