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Dr. Joseph Carmichael, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 44

  
Dr. Carmichael

Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery

333 City Blvd W Ste 850 Orange, CA 92868
Accepting new patients

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(714) 456-6254

Dr. Joseph Carmichael, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Carmichael accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
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
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. Carmichael's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carmichael treats Anal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

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

Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carmichael treats Colorectal Cancer more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Carmichael treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carmichael treats Abdominal Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Carmichael treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Carmichael's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Carmichael's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carmichael

4.2

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Carmichael, MD
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Dr Carmichael operated on me two years ago (1/13/17) and 5 days later a staple came loose. This resulted in me having an ileostomy which he said could not be reversed. A second opinion was made and my ileostomy was reversed by Dr. Duldulao from USC Keck out of Palmdale a year ago. If I would have believed Dr. Carmichael I would not have the quality of life I have today. I tried contacting him but to no avail. His bedside manner is good but ...
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Had my first visit today and so far feel as if I’m dealing with a very intelligent doctor, I find it comforting to know he is so dedicated to get me answers for my illnesses, so far I’m highly impressed!!
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Office bills for wrong visits. We went in for a office visit consultant and they billed for out patient and then wouldn’t correct it. Now have to file grievance with insurance for their wrong billing practices.
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Dr. Carmichael is one of the best doctors I have ever had. Answers all of my questions, his bedside manner is very pleasing, my surgery was a huge success and fully explained. Couldn't ask for better.
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Very friendly but a waste of a lot of time. He doesn't listen to you as a whole. Very narrow minded ans focused.
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Carmichael, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2001
University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Locations

Practice

Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery
333 City Blvd W Ste 850 Orange, CA 92868
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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)