Dr. Craig Carter, MD

Dr. Craig Carter, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
62 y/o
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Dr. Craig Carter, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Covina, CA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Carter is affiliated with Riverside Community Hospital, Citrus Valley Medical Center - Inter-Community Campus and San Dimas Community Hospital.

Craig B Carter, MD

315 N 3rd Ave Ste 204

Covina, CA 91723
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Accepted insurance

  • 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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more than 74% of peers
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more than 63% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • 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
  • Melanoma
  • Mole
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Prolapsed Bladder
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • 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

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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 Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
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
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carter accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Carter has admitting privileges

Riverside Community Hospital
4445 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92501
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Citrus Valley Medical Center - Inter-Community Campus
210 W San Bernardino Rd
Covina, CA 91723
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San Dimas Community Hospital
1350 W Covina Blvd
San Dimas, CA 91773
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