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Dr. Dale Carter, MD

Neurology ·  Female · Age 68

Dr. Carter

Dr. Dale Carter, MD is a neurology specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Albany Medical College in 1984 and specializes in neurology, pain medicine, and more.

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(503) 601-0300

Dr. Carter accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Kaiser Permanente
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
ODS Health Plan
Preferred PSN
Principal Financial Group
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Preferred PPO
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

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No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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

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Chronic Neck Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Migraine more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Whiplash

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr Carters philosophy includes a collaborative approach that embraces working with patients to create individualized successful treatment plans Each patient is considered to be clinically unique with no one size fits all approach


  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications


Albany Med Center Hospital
Residency Hospital
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Internship Hospital
Albany Medical College
Medical School
State University College At Brockport
Undergraduate School


  • French
  • English


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What People Say About Dr. Dale Carter, MD
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NO WAY would I recommend Dr. Carter. (1) Impatient. Visibly upset if patient doesn't speak quickly, concisely, precisely. (2) Dislikes questions about her treatment plan for patient. (3) Rather impersonal and somewhat emotionally disconnected. (4) Billing issues. Incorrect and very delayed (by months) billing. (Maybe changed by now.) --- I was a patient for a few years -- too sick to find a new neurologist. I regret time wasted with Dr. Carter.
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I have cluster headaches, and I was thrilled that Dr. Carter was not only informed about my condition, but had a treatment plan which offered concrete options. She spent time talking to me, discussing my symptoms and condition, and offering advice. She was friendly and helpful. The best experience I've had in treating my headaches in more than 15 years of seeking treatment.
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She canceled my first visit after she got sick and it took me 9 months to see her finally. She then berated me for not completing her assigned labs along with all the other difficult testing I had already done after I finally saw her. Since then she's been condescending, distracted and just refers me on to other doctors for advice. She has yet to offer me any help with my disabling health concerns to date. One of the worst Drs I've ever had to beg for any kind of help from.You best keep looking!
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There's many reasons we end up searching out a neurologist and want them to be knowledgeable, considerate and conscientious dr. This dr has on multiple occasions forgotten and confused my test results with other patient. She rudely verbally attacked me for disagreeing w/her. I wish those serious errors where the only poor words of conduct on her behalf I could recount but she's been completely unprofessional, seems burned out and will refer you on to other specialists for any actual care. Beware
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I had an appointment with Dr. Carter today and when I arrived was told that the Dr. was out sick and could not see me. I am a new patient and have waited FIVE WEEKS for this appointment. I have been suffering with debilitating headaches and waited longer just to see Doctor Carter. I understand people get sick, but there were very little options in terms of rescheduling and I ended up walking away without and appointment or care. I am back at square one in trying to find help for headaches.
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Dr. Carter was thorough in her effort to discover the cause of my migraines and used a very analytical approach to my treatment - which was effective! Her questions during the intake helped me to think about a lot of things that were relevant which I had not considered.
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