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Dr. John Carlson, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Carlson

Los Palos Endoscopy Center

1081 Los Palos Dr Ste 6 Salinas, CA 93901

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(831) 771-1458


Dr. John Carlson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Salinas, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Reflux Esophagitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Reflux Esophagitis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carlson

2.0

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(2)
1 Star
61.53846153846154%
(8)

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I’ve been waiting 3 weeks to get my ultrasound results back I call every day and they say the will get back to me in 24 hours it’s been 3 weeks and nothing horrible front office and ever since my endoscopy and ultrasound I have never even seen dr Carlson
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Your staff needs to take an interpersonal communications class. It would be worthwhile professional training.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Carlson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Salinas, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1985
University Of California-San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
1981
UCLA Hosp Clin
Residency Hospital
1979
UCLA Hosp Clin
Internship Hospital
1978
University Of California School Of Medicine-Los Angeles
Medical School
1985
1981
1979
1978

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72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

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