Dr. Freda McCarter, MD

Dr. Freda McCarter, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Freda McCarter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 21 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

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. McCarter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Wound Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarter performs Wound Repair more than 5% of her peers

Dr. McCarter performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarter treats Umbilical Hernia more than 5% of her peers

Dr. McCarter treats this condition more than 5% of her peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarter performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 5% of her peers

Dr. McCarter performs this procedure more than 5% of her peers

Dr. McCarter's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Biopsy of Breast
Bowel Resection
Bowel Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Exam
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
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
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Ganglion Cyst
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lipomas
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Diseases
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)
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Freda McCarter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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