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Dr. Kawanaa Carter, MD

Dr. Kawanaa Carter, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Female · Age 49

  

Dr. Kawanaa Carter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Folsom, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She specializes in neurosurgery.


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(916) 546-3937

Dr. Carter accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California HMO
Health Net
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Tricare
Humana
Tricare
MultiPlan
Tricare
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PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare HMO
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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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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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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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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 Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Nerves)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • 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 diagnos...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2008
University Of California At Davis Med Center
Residency Hospital
2007
University Of California At Davis Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
2002
UC Davis MC
2001
University of California At San Francisco
Internship Hospital
2000
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Medical School
1995
U C San Francisco
1992
Uc Berkeley
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2002
2001
2000
1995
1992

Dr. Carter's Reviews

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Based on 15 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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