Dr. Karston Carr, DO

Dr. Karston Carr, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(41)
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Dr. Karston Carr, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1920 N Higley Rd Ste 206

Gilbert, AZ 85234

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 96% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Fracture Care
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Carr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carr "A graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri, Dr. Karston Carr completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. He then completed a hand surgery fellowship at Wellspan York Hospital in Pennsylvania."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carr "I believe in delivering the highest quality of care to each of my patients with compassion and expertise"
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amputated Finger
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Forearm Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Amputation
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Memorial Hospital of York, Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Memorial Hospital of York, Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • York Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carr to family and friends
4.8
based on 41 total reviews (20 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (39)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Carr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

Dr. Carr is a patient listener to what you say, treating you as a person, not just a number, showing you and explain how the surgery will be, explaining the risks, side effects, what happens after the operation, and after all that he does an excellent job
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Great surgeon and very understanding.Great out come with recovery from surgery!
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My doctor had performed my hand surgery from this practice and then retired. They assigned me this doctor. He was very rude and inconsiderate. He told me if I couldn't perform the physical duties of my job, that I should retire. He is lazy and refused to fill out my paperwork for my job. After...more
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Dr Carr is AMAZING!!! I love him he did hand surgery on me from the first moment I met Dr Carr I knew he was a caring Doctor and that he was my surgery went great and recovery time just as he said . If I ever need orthopedic surgery again it will definitely be Dr Carr!
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In the last two months Dr. Carr has corrected left wrist carpal tunnel and trigger finger release of the left hand. From the initial appointment and follow through at last appointment where he released me I have nothing but praise for his knowledge, demeanor, interpersonal skills and above all,...more
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