Dr. Grant Carlson, MD

Dr. Grant Carlson, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Grant Carlson, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1982 and specializes in plastic surgery.

550 Peachtree St NE Ste 4300

Atlanta, GA 30308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 94% of peers
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Carlson'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

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

15  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • MD Anderson
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
21 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Carlson has been great! He is completing a task, that Multiple Doctors in the past, told me could not be done. Thank You Sir for your compassion and expertise.
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He is a fantastic surgeon with an incredible patient focus! He does both surgical oncology and plastic surgery and is expert in his work. It is clear that he loves what he does. When he got the results indicating that I did not need chemo, he was as excited as we were and he enthusiastically shared...more
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everything the other reviewers said and more. I was diagnosed with BC and I was overwhelmed, scared, anxious and unhappy with the 1st surgeon I saw. Dr. Carlson is kind, thoughtful, patient, knowledgeable and experienced. He has excellent bedside manners, is just as kind to my husband and always...more
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Dr. Carlson operated on my cancerous melanoma, located under my chin. His knowledge and understanding was very evident and his surgery was perfect. He had great skill to calm me, and assure me that all would be fine.
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Ten years ago I had a skin sparing mastectomy followed by a silicone implant. In 2016, my implant ruptured and I wanted it replaced along with a reduction of my other breast which was now a DD or E......due to weight gain and age. The implant side was a full C. After researching doctors in Georgia...more
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