Dr. George Carothers, DO

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Carothers, DO
Dr. George Carothers, DO is an urology doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Carothers is affiliated with Metro Health Hospital and Spectrum Health - Kelsey Hospital.

4047 Saladin Dr SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 956-9577

Dr. George Carothers, DO

Dr. George Carothers, DO

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 88% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Carothers does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Bedwetting
  • 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 Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sperm Abnormalities
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Lithotripsy
  • Penile Implants

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

2 Sanctions
  • 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
1 Board Action
  • Disciplinary action in another state (6/4/2015)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Michigan

Education

  • At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Carothers has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Carothers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carothers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carothers to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Carothers' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Okemos, MI |
Completed performing HIFU for prostate cancer 5 years ago and 5 years clean ... Thank you for traveling and performing the procedure....
in Bay City, MI |
I have had Dr. Carothers as my doctor or over 15 years. I even continued to come to him after I moved out of town because I liked him so well. I think he is a terrific doctor and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carothers accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Carothers has admitting privileges

Metro Health Hospital
5900 Byron Center Avenue
Wyoming, MI 49519
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Spectrum Health - Kelsey Hospital
418 Washington St
Lakeview, MI 48850
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