Dr. Kawanaa Carter, MD

Dr. Kawanaa Carter, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
49 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Kawanaa Carter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Folsom, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She specializes in neurosurgery.

Folsom Neurological Surgery

50 Iron Point Cir Ste 210

Folsom, CA 95630
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Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Low Back Pain more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 70% of her peers

Brain Aneurysm
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Brain Aneurysm more than 63% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 63% of her peers

Scoliosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Scoliosis more than 39% of her peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 39% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar

Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Arthroscopic Surgery
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Fracture
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoplasty
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Metastatic Tumors (Nerves)
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Nerve Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve in Back
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Tumor
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subdural Hematoma
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tarlov Cyst
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Ulnar Neuropathy
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice exists to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art neurosurgical care for patients with neurological disorders that are amenable to surgical intervention. We are exceptionally skilled in the operating room and highly experienced in diag...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2008
    University Of California At Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    University Of California At Davis Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2001
    University Of California At San Francisco
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 2000
    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School
    2000
  • 1992
    Uc Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Dr. Carter's Reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Carter is an excellent Neurosurgeon. She is very thorough in her work as a surgeon, from explaining the diagnosis to the procedure for the applicable surgery and the post op explanation of what she accomplished during surgery! I can't say enough good things about this brilliant Neurosurgeon!...Read More
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I had been to many physicians before seeing Dr.Carter. I had received conflicting opinions about my treatment needs and finally had my medical situation clarified by this brilliant medical practitioner. She recommended a course of treatment that proved to be tremendously successful. My surgical...Read More
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Dr. Carter is the definition of what excellent healthcare should be here in America. I'm beyond overjoyed that our paths crossed. Because of her and her commitment to her patients I am on the road to healing and being out of agonizing pain. Thank you Dr. Carter!
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If your a veteran don't waste your very you will regret it her and her office wasted 4 months of my time total joke! No clue.
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California HMO
Health Net
Health Net HMO
Tricare
Humana
Tricare
MultiPlan
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare West
Western Health Advantage
Western Health Advantage HMO

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