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Dr. Craig Carter, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Carter
2076 NC Highway 42 W Ste 240 Clayton, NC 27520

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Dr. Craig Carter, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Clayton, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(919) 553-4404

Dr. Carter accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pulmonary Disease
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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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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
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • 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 Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • 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 cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Clayton, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Education

1990
Loyola University Mc
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Episcopal Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Episcopal Hospital
Internship Hospital
1981
Temple University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1986
1982
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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