Dr. Jimmy Carter, MD

Dr. Jimmy Carter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Jimmy Carter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dothan, AL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

102 Doctors Dr

Dothan, AL 36301

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  • Aetna

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very high
more than 96% of peers
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more than 90% of peers
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more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Physical or Mental Condition (8/21/2013)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alabama
1 Board Action
  • Physical or Mental Condition (12/1/2014)
    Action Taken: Other actions
    Summary: Carter, Jimmy M MD: License # 7222: DECEMBER 1, 2014 – BOARD ORDER: The Alabama Medical Licensure Commission has entered an Order permitting installment payments of administrative costs previously assessed against the physician.
    State: Alabama


  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Fitzsimons Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Lsu
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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