Dr. Freda McCarter, MD

Dr. Freda McCarter, MD

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Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Freda McCarter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

550 Peachtree St NE Ste 1430

Atlanta, GA 30308

Contact Information

(404) 221-1095

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers
Constipation
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more than 5% of peers
Hyperparathyroidism
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more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

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55  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • La State University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Morehouse School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCarter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCarter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCarter

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

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Dr McCarter was recommended to me by a top Emory anaesthesiologist, so I knew I would be in good hands with her. But upon meeting, I was struck by how warm, personable, empathetic and smart she is. Dr. McCarter made me feel comfortable from the get go. Remarkably, I am actually looking forward to...Read More
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A in Atlanta, GA – Jun 03, 2018
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Dr. McCarter is a very patient-friendly doctor. She makes sure to see that her patients are well-taken care of and she is very knowledgeable. She is NEVER too busy to take the time to talk to you and explain things to your understanding. She is at the top of my list for caring doctors.
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S Lawyer in Mcdonough, GA – Aug 07, 2016
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I went to Wellstar (South Fulton Medical Center) in an ambulance on an emergency basis and was told I needed surgery by the ER physician. Then I met Dr. McCarter. She was absolutely wonderful in explaining my situation and putting my mind at ease. She reached out to my PCP and kept her informed...Read More
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Brenda H. Jenkins in Union City, GA – Jul 19, 2016
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Dr. McCarter saw my mother at Piedmont Hospital. When she came into the room she was so rude. She commented about my mother, looking so thin and asked what was wrong with her. If I knew what was wrong with her I never would have taken her to he hospital on the first place! My mother sat in the...Read More
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Kimberley Williams Miller in Atlanta, Ga – May 19, 2016
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I had a laproscopic appendectomy and Dr. McCarter performed the procedure at Atlanta Medical South Campus and she is the greatest
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