Dr. Kristen Carr, MD

Dr. Kristen Carr, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kristen Carr, MD is a family medicine specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 6 years. She specializes in family medicine.Read her story

Carolina Health Specialists

4591 Socastee Blvd

Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • HealthLink
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Dr. Carr's Experience

Dr. Carr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Carr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carr "Dr. Carr completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her residency at Trident/Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina gaining experience in both academic and community medicine. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carr "Carolina Health Specialists is committed to the patients of Horry, Georgetown, and Brunswick counties with facility locations throughout the Grand Strand area. All physicians are Board Certified/Board Eligible in their specialty. By providing a team approach to patient care, the physicians of Carolina Health Specialists are able to focus their time and abilities on the particular needs of each patient."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

180  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Towson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • N/A
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • N/A
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • N/A
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Carr is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Carr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carr to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

She was professional, knew what she was talking about and very personable! I felt like I had known her for a long time and this was my first visit!
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I have since moved on from Dr Karr because I found her to be rude and insensitive. Sure she's wonderful as long as you think the same way she does, however if you don't she can't be bothered. I guess I shouldn't be surprised in a medical community that just cashes in and really doesn't care about...more
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Dr K. Carr is my Primary Doctor for the last 2 years. She is professional, sincere, dedicated in caring about me and my health issues. I want to also thank the entire staff who welcome you and go out of their way to ensure I am quickly taken care of. I sent a request yesterday regarding hard...more
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She always takes the time to listen to what you have to say.
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My experience was very comfortable with her. I had her for 5 years. I had to come back to Pa. until June of this year. I can't wait to have her again. A family emergency brought me here to Pa. and I am very anxious to return to her. She is very knowledgeable in her practice. Just last month I had...more
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