Dr. Chad Carlton, MD

Dr. Chad Carlton, MD

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Dr. Chad Carlton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical Branch in 2004 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.Read his story

8080 Independence Pkwy # 115

Plano, TX 75025

Contact Information

(972) 494-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carlton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 5% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 3% of peers

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Dr. Carlton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carlton "Dr. Chad Carlton is a board certified, fellowship trained bariatric surgeon. He is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and a leader in bariatric surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carlton "Dr. Chad Carlton is a board certified, fellowship trained bariatric surgeon. He is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and a leader in bariatric surgery. Working with Dr. Sankar and PPG Health, Dr.Carlton designed a comprehensive program that includes a wellness center, primary care physicians, registered dieticians, cardiologists, behavioral health professionals and medical weight loss management.Accreditations & Accolades:Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)Fellow of American Society for Metabolic & Baratric Surgeons (FASMBS)D Magazine Top Doctor 2016, 2017Super Doctor Rising Star 2015, 2016 Dr. Carlton is an advanced laparoscopic surgeon and specializes in sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, revisional surgery for patients having previous weight loss surgeries. He also performs the gastric balloon, gastric band, and anti-reflux procedures for GERD.Dr. Carlton is a native Texan, born and raised in Dallas, and attended college at the University of Texas in Austin. Next, he received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Carlton then completed his internship and general surgery residency at the renowned Allegheny General Hospital, Thompson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals in the nation, in Pittsburgh.Dr. Carlton presented his research and several case presentations at national conferences. Finally, Dr. Carlton completed a fellowship in bariatric and robotic surgery at BMI of Texas in San Antonio with Drs. Duperier and Seger and the University of Texas at Houston with Dr. Wilson as a Minimally Invasive Surgeon of Texas (MIST) member. This acclaimed program is recognized as a world leader in minimally invasive and robotic weight loss surgery.Dr Carlton performs advanced technical procedures. He emphasizes safety and an individualized approach to patient care. He listens to your concerns and takes time to answer your questions. Dr. Carlton will discuss your potential options, risks and benefits."

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3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Allegheny General Hospital Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlton's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlton to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Carlton'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

First surgery I ever had. He is so personable, you can forget he is a doctor. Made me comfortable, Discussed pros AND cons. Absolutely great experience. I don't want another surgery, but if I had to have one, would certainly trust Dr. Carlton.
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Dr Carlton is an excellent surgeon I would highly recommend him He is courteous and caring and has excellent bedside manners
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I think Dr. Carlton gets more excited in your success than you do. He has the best bedside manner. Dr. Carlton genuinely cares about his patients and goes the extra miles to ensure the best care for his patients.
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