Dr. Herman Carstens, MD

Dr. Herman Carstens, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(71)

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Dr. Herman Carstens, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Riverside, CA. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Herman A. Carstens, M.D., Inc.

6926 Brockton Ave Ste 7

Riverside, CA 92506
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Access Care
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • Exclusive Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Carstens' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Hysterectomy
Ablation
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Adhesiolysis
Amniocentesis
Amniotomy
Birth Control
Breast Exam
Cancer
Cervical Cancer
Cervical Cerclage
Circumcision
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colporrhaphy
Colposcopy
Condyloma Destruction
Condyloma Fulguration
Cryoablation
Cryosurgery
Cryotherapy for Warts
C-Section
Depo-Provera® Birth Control Shot
Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Dilatation
Dilation and Curettage
Dysplasia
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endocervical Curettage
Endometrial Ablation
Endometrial Biopsy
Endometriosis
Essure® Procedure
Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
Family Counseling
Family Planning Services
Female Incontinence
Genital Warts
Gynecologic Cancer
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Gynecologic Laser Surgery
Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
Gynecological Examination
Gynecological Oncology Surgery
Hormone Imbalance
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hysterectomy
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterosalpingography
Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
Hysteroscopy
Hysteroscopy Sterilization
Infertility
Infertility Treatment
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
Laparoscopy
LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
Natural Childbirth
Neck Surgery
Normal Vaginal Delivery
NovaSure® Ablation
Obstetric Ultrasound
Oophorectomy
Operative Hysteroscopy
Osteoporosis
Ovarian Cystectomy
Ovulation Induction
Pap Smear
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Exams
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pelvic Pain
Pelvic Surgery
Perimenopause
Physical Examination
Polypectomy
Post-Operative Care
Premature Labor
Prenatal Care and Counseling
Pre-Operative Care
Rectovaginal Repair
Removal of Condyloma
Repair of Perineal Laceration
Repair Vaginal and-or Cervical Lacerations
Routine Gynecological Care
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sonography
Sterilization
Symptomatic Menopause
Tubal Ligation
Uterine Diseases
Uterine Fibroids
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginal Hysterectomy
Vaginal Prolapse
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginal Repair
Vaginal Surgery
Wart Removal
Wart Treatment
Wellness Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

We understand your concerns and fears and try approach your care as a partnership, taking the time to answer your questions. We realize that we are not just providing quality OBGYN care, but we are building lasting relationships as well. We believ...

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

1983
New York Med College
Residency Hospital
1978
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School
Whittier Presbyn
Undergraduate School
1983
1978
1977
1976

Languages

  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors Inland Empire, 2005-2011
  • Excellence Women Screening Services, 2004
  • Guardian Angel Award, 12/2009

Dr. Carstens' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carstens

2.7

Based on 71 reviews

5 Stars
38.028169014084504%
(27)
4 Stars
4.225352112676056%
(3)
3 Stars
1.408450704225352%
(1)
2 Stars
4.225352112676056%
(3)
1 Star
52.11267605633803%
(37)

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I was assigned to Dr. Cartsen from my insurance. This is the worst Dr. office I have ever been to. The office is very dark, dated and dirty. The rooms are disgusting looking. The staff are so rude. I asked a woman where I should leave my urine sample and she got an attitude with me. You will wait...Read More
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The office is extremely outdated and uncomfortable looks dirty and gloomy Dr. Wasn't in.. the nurse practitioner seem uncaring and not very knowledgeable of anything or my prob.and I was referred by my GM Dr. she's all over the place rushing from lunch minutes before my appt never took time too...Read More
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Came here looking for a birth control option, and the doctor prescibed something my insurence didn't cover. I have called the office 3 times with no help. They all promised to call me back, and i have yet to hear a thing in 3 days. The last call, the staff said they would call the pharmacy and see...Read More
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Today was the last straw with this office. I have seen dr Carsten himself twice and his PA's at least a dozen times. However since his regular PA left the Brockton office a few years ago I have lost total faith. Wait time anywhere from 1 to 2 hours. Conflicting information and absolutely...Read More
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The office is always under staffed. The average wait time is over an hour. Dr. Carsten is never there. Over my total pregnancy I met him 1 time. He has a group of doctors he works with and the main physician I met with at all my appointments was not an OBGYN, only a nurse practitioner. She was very...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Access Care
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
CaliforniaCare HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Federal Employee Program
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Commercial PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Employers Health Network
Exclusive Healthcare
Exclusive Healthcare EPO
Guardian
Guardian PPO
Health Net
Health Net EPO
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Medicare EPO
Medicare HMO
Medicare POS
Medicare PPO
Tricare
Tricare EPO
Tricare PPO
Tricare WC
Universal Care HMO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
DirectCare America
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Inland Empire Health Plan
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Medicaid
Managed Care
Medicaid HMO
Medicaid of California
Medicaid of California PPO
MetLife
MetLife PPO
Molina Healthcare
Molina HMO
Motion Picture Industry Health Plan
MultiPlan
Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Principal Financial Group
Principal Financial Group PPO
Prudential
PruCare PPO
Prudential HMO
Prudential POS
Prudential PPO
Quality Health Plans
Travelers
Travelers PPO
Tricare
Family Health Plan HMO
Family Health Plan POS
Family Health Plan PPO
Tricare HMO
Tricare PPO
UniCare
United Food and Commercial Workers
United Food and Commercial Workers WC
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Choice
Choice Plus Test POS
Commercial HMO
Empire Plan
Fiserv
Medicare Advantage HMO
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare California POS
PacifiCare California PPO
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare Medicare Advantage PFFS
PacifiCare PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
WellPoint
Wells Fargo Insurance
Zurich

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