Dr. Joel Carlson, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 61

Dr. Carlson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Carlson GI Clinic

420 Dewey St Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

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(715) 421-1001

Dr. Joel Carlson, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with Aspirus Riverview Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Carlson to book an appointment.

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Affiliated with Aspirus Riverview Hospital Wisconsin Rapids, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophagitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Esophagitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Barrett's Esophagus
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Barrett's Esophagus more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Hemorrhoids more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Feces Culture, Bacteria
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impedance Testing
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • pH Probe
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pouchitis
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Prostatitis
  • Purpura
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Swine Flu
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal
  • Ultrasound, Esophageal
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Wheezing
  • Wireless pH Testing

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Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Arise Health Plan
Arise Health Plan HMO
Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Associates for Health Care
Associates for Health Care PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
Security Health Plan (SHP)
The Alliance
The Alliance PPO
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage PFFS
United Healthcare
Universal American
WEA Trust
Trust Preferred POS
Trust Preferred PPO
WEA Insurance Corporation
WEA Insurance Corporation POS
WPS Health Insurance
Indemnity
Statewide

Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carlson

4.0

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (7)
  • Appointment scheduling (6)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (6)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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I had a colonoscopy April 27, 2018 & it's been 2 weeks with no complications such as soreness or bleeding. The staff was courteous and kind. The doctor consulted with me b4 and after the procedure. I was worried about having the procedure & I would do it again in a heartbeat with this doctor. I used the nonprescription Prep which was inexpensive and worked well. I suggest having aloe baby wipes and Preparation H ointment available during your prep or you will get sore. A++++
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Wisconsin Rapids, WI – May 10, 2018
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Excellent doctor and staff. Scheduling was fast, easy and professional. When my procedure was done I was not treated like a number by Dr. Joel Carlson, MD. I prefer meeting with the doctor not the Physician Assistant.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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4 people found this helpful
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Lisa W in Rudolph, WI – Apr 11, 2017
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Biography

Dr. Joel Carlson, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Wisconsin Rapids, WI and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1992
University Of Florida
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Of Florida
Residency Hospital
1986
University of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Joel Carlson, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Joel Carlson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Carlson frequently treats Esophagitis, Barrett's Esophagus, and Hemorrhoids. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Carlson treats.

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Dr. Carlson's office is located at 420 Dewey St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Carlson GI Clinic

Carlson GI Clinic420 Dewey St Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
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Carlson Gi Clinic LLC

Aspirus Riverview Hospital and Clinics Inc.410 Dewey St Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Aspirus Riverview Hospital

Wisconsin Rapids, WI

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)