Dr. Carlos Pottinger, MD

Dr. Carlos Pottinger, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(7)
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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.

800 Medical Ct E

Inverness, FL 34452

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Tubal Ligation
very high
more than 98% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pottinger "Treat all my patients as they were family members asking for my medical advice."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
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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
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • 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
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • 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
  • Syphilis Infections
  • 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

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Procedures

  • Ablation
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • 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

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Ross University / School of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Saint Peter's University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • St Peter's U Hosp-UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Drexel Univ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pottinger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pottinger to family and friends
4.7
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Pottinger's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Pottinger has admitting privileges

Citrus Memorial Hospital
502 W Highland Blvd
Inverness, FL 34452
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