Dr. Craig Carter, MD

Dr. Craig Carter, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Craig Carter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Covina, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Craig B Carter, MD

315 N 3rd Ave Ste 204

Covina, CA 91723
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
normal
more than 81% of peers
Varicose Veins
normal
more than 74% of peers
Anal Disorders
normal
more than 63% of peers

Dr. Carter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

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69  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Amputation
  • Anal Repair
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Care Services
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Executive Physical Examination
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Ligation
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mole Removal
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Polypectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Loma Linda University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Loma Linda Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • White Memorial Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Huron Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Carter does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Carter and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Riverside Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Carter is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Carter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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