Dr. Craig B. Carter, MD

Dr. Craig B. Carter, MD

General Surgery | Male | 61 years old

Craig B Carter, MD
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Dr. Carter specializes in General Surgery and practices in Covina, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anal Cancer
      • Aneurysm
      • Appendicitis
      • Back Pain
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Breast Pain
      • Cancer
      • Chest Pain
      • Chest Trauma
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
      • Colitis
      • Colon Disorders
      • Colon Polyp
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Common Bile Duct Stone
      • Constipation
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Digestive Disorders
      • Diverticulitis
      • Edema
      • Endocrine Disorders
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Gallbladder Diseases
      • Gallstones
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Goiter
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperthrophic Scar
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intermittent Claudication
      • Intestinal Diseases
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Keloid Scar
      • Leg Venous Ulcer
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Diseases and Disorders
      • Lower Extremity Trauma
      • Lump
      • Mass
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Melanoma
      • Mole
      • Multiple Injuries
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pilonidal Cyst
      • Prolapsed Bladder
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Rectal Cancer
      • Rectal Diseases
      • Rectal Prolapse
      • Rectocele
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Sepsis
      • Spider Veins
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Upper Extremity Trauma
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Vein Diseases
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominal Surgery
      • Abscess Incision and Drainage
      • Adhesiolysis
      • Amputation
      • Anal Repair
      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Anoscopy
      • Appendectomy
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Biopsy
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • 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
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoid Removal
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
      • Hernia Repair
      • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Ligation
      • Liver Surgery
      • Lumpectomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Mastectomy
      • Mole Removal
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Pap Smear
      • Partial Mastectomy
      • Pelvic Exams
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Polypectomy
      • Rectal Surgery
      • Skin Cancer Removal
      • Stereotaxis
      • Stripping of Varicose Veins
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
      • Tracheostomy
      • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
      • Varicose Vein Surgery
      • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
      • Wound Care and Management
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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

      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Loma Linda Medical Center

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        White Memorial Medical Center
      • Residency Hospital
        Huron Hospital
      • Undergraduate School
        Loma Linda University

        Graduated in 1977

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • German
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Carter's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Carter

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients