Dr. Craig Carson, MD

Dr. Craig Carson, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o

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Dr. Craig Carson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Edmond, OK and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

Oklahoma Arthritis Center

1701 Renaissance Blvd

Edmond, OK 73013
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Ankylosing Spondylitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Psoriatic Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Carson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carson "Dr. Carson graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Zoology from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He received his MD degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. He then completed an Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Carson has an Oklahoma Medical License and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He is a member of many organizations including the American Academy of Pain Management, American College of Rheumatology, and the American Medical Association. He has published multiple journal articles, been involved in research, and received numerous awards of excellence throughout his career."


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  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

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Background Check

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  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Deaconess Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Okla Med Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carson to family and friends
based on 59 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

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Dr. Carson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Warr Acres, OK 73132
I saw Dr Carson since 2001. He is very caring, knowledgeable and listens. The problems started when I could no longer see Dr Carson, but saw his PA Sherril. I was not at all impressed with her. Now I am trying another rheumatologist.. I would give Dr Carson 5 Stars, but Sherril maybe 1 Star.
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in Edmond, OK
HE SAVED ME FROM WHEELCHAIR!! I’ve been seeing Dr. Carson since 2002. At 22,very sick I’d been visiting DRs for 2 yrs. I have VERY aggressive RA, Lupus, plus other autoimmune disease issues that had placed me in danger of losing mobility by age 30. Dr. Carson’s diagnosis, honesty & genuine care...more
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in Lawton, OK
I felt like this was the first doctor and PA to hear me and truly understand how I felt! Eric, my PA for Dr Carson, is my lifeline. I have SLE and PsA, tested positive for other AI like RA and scleroderma. They helped me see a lifelong historical picture that explained so much. I love the care...more
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in Edmond, OK
Dr Carson is the only Dr I've ever seen that treats Lupus. They do ivig treatment as well. I am transferring all my medical to Dr Carson. I'm impressed with his knowledge and experience. Everyone was so friendly. It's nice being able to draw blood, XRAYS, and pharmacy right there at my convenience!
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in Oklahoma City, OK
Dr Carson is the most caring & compassionate doctor I have ever seen as a patient. He truly cares about you & your overall health. He designs a plan to treat your specific disease and if one thing doesn't work well, there are other things he will try all in an effort to help you have as healthy...more
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