Dr. George Carothers, DO

Dr. George Carothers, DO

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
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Dr. George Carothers, DO is an urology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1967 and specializes in urology.

4047 Saladin Dr SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 956-9577

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carothers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Carothers's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Carothers does not have any board certifications listed.

40  Conditions Treated

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5  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

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carothers to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

Completed performing HIFU for prostate cancer 5 years ago and 5 years clean ... Thank you for traveling and performing the procedure....
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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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