Dr. George Carothers, DO

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Dr. George Carothers, DO

Urology | Male

Michigan Urological Clinic 4047 Saladin Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Get Directions
(616) 956-9577

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Dr. Carothers specializes in Urology and practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He practices at 1 location.

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    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:License Restricted
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    Specialties

    • Urology

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    • Urological Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Bladder Atony
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bladder Diverticulum
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Male Infertility
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Overactive Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Penile Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Sperm Abnormalities
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stones
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux

    Procedures Performed

    • Bladder Surgery
    • Complex Penile Surgery
    • Cystectomy
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
    • Lithotripsy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Orchiectomy
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Penile Implants
    • Prostate Removal
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
    • Wound Repair

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    • 2
      Sanctions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/20/2014)
      • Action Taken: License Restricted
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Missouri
      • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/5/2013)
      • Action Taken: License Restricted
      • Summary: Carothers, George G DO: License # 5101005885: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in Violation of General Duty/Negligence. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has imposed a FINE and placed LIMITATIONS/RESTRICTIONS on the physician’s license.
      • State: Michigan
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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/4/2015)
      • Action Taken: Fine
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Michigan
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine

      Graduated in 1967

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Specializes in Urology
    • Board certified in Urological Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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