Dr. Frank Carter, MD

Dr. Frank Carter, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Frank Carter, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in West Reading, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Temple University in 1984 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

301 S 7th Ave Ste 100

West Reading, PA 19611

Contact Information

(610) 375-6001

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
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Dr. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Abscess more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Colorectal Cancer more than 90% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

About Me

Biography

Dr. Frank Carter, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in West Reading, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Temple University in 1984 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1990
    University Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    University Mass
    Residency Hospital
    1989
  • 1984
    Temple University
    Medical School
    1984

Awards

Dr. Carter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carter

3.6

Based on 14 reviews

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1 Star
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I saw Dr Carter for a 2nd opinion for treatment of a twisted colon since he specializes in colorectal surgery. At the appointment, he thoroughly reviewed the condition and best options and took all the time needed. Dr Carter set everything up on short notice and even though it was major colon...Read More
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Received gallbladder removal after admission into the ER. Surgery appeared to go ok. Post surgical findings, improper sutures, antiquated incision placement and to much to list. Had to seek additional doctor to correct his wrong doings. After speaking with his peers they suggested he should have...Read More
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Had an appointment with Dr. Carter. Never saw Dr. Carter!! Receptionist was rude and un-accommodating. Office only accepts cash for co-pay. (Seem shady or at least an archaic way of operating any business in 2017) I thought my co-pay was $20. Turns out it was $40. I only had $20 with me. I was...Read More
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He performed a bowel resection, as well as removal of my gallbladder. Because of this I developed a hernia while still in the hospital. He, Dr. Carter, claimed it was just swelling and that it would go down. Well, over two years later the swelling has Not gone down, and has proven to be a hernia!
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Reading Hospital

West Reading, PA

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