Dr. Craig Carter, MD

Dr. Craig Carter, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Craig Carter, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Clayton, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

2076 NC Highway 42 W Ste 240

Clayton, NC 27520

Contact Information

(919) 553-4404

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Pulmonary Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Lung Cancer more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Lung Surgery more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mitral Valve Disease
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Craig Carter, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Clayton, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 1990
    Loyola University Mc
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1986
    Episcopal Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1982
    Episcopal Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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