Dr. Lawrence D. Carlson, MD

Dr. Lawrence D. Carlson, MD

Cardiology | Male | 60 years old

Dr. Carlson is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He received...Read more

Torrance Memorial Physician Network
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Dr. Carlson is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Wheaton...   Read More

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  • Interventional Cardiologynull
  • Internal Medicinenull
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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      • Coventry Health Care
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      Specialties

      • Cardiology
      • Interventional Cardiology

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      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Internal Medicine
      • Interventional Cardiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
      • Aneurysm of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chest Pain
      • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Endocarditis
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Murmur
      • Heart Palpitations
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
      • Hypertensive Heart Disease
      • Hypotension
      • Limb Swelling
      • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Edema
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Septal Defect
      • Syncope
      • Thrombosis
      • Tricuspid Valve Disease
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Imaging
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardiovascular Stress Test
      • Cardioversion, Elective
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Impella Device
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Thoracentesis
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Saint Louis University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Illinois
      • Fellowship Hospital
        St Mary's Mc UCLA

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiology
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Carlson says...

      Dr. Carlson is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago and his cardiology fellowship at St. Mary Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine in Long Beach, California.

      He specializes in management of advanced cardiac disease and interventional cardiology, including rotational atherectomy, cardiac catheterization, coronary stent placement, echocardiography, stress echocardiography and pacemakers.

      Dr. Carlson was born and raised in Jamestown, New York. He has been practicing in the South Bay for 24 years. Outside of work, Dr. Carlson enjoys swimming, skiing and photography.