Dr. Mary Ella Carter, MD

Dr. Mary Ella Carter, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Mary Ella Carter, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in plastic surgery.Read her story

5215 Loughboro Rd NW Ste 430

Washington, DC 20016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Carter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carter "Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who practices in the DC metropolitan area. High volume practice with excellent reputation and excellent staff. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carter "Very detailed oriented Comprehensive care and attention. Attentive to patients and their needs Excellent surgical skill and great outcomes"

1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Benign Skin Tumor
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Diabetes
  • Entropion
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

64  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Bone Grafting
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Brow Lift
  • Burn Care Services
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mole Removal
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Excellence in Patient Care Who's Who, 2011
  • American Cancer Society Interest in Breast Cancer, 2009
  • Maryland Governor's Citation excellence in Patient Care, 2006
Media & Publications
  • Clinical Principal Investigator for Agent Orange and Cutaneous Malignancies,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carter'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)

Dr. Carter and her staff are truly amazing. I came into Dr. Carter's office not only hurting from my physical facial scars, but I was emotionally drained from the toll the scars had put on me. Dr. Carter and her staff not only healed my scars to the point that they are no longer visible, but they...more
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I went to see Dr. Carter for a facial scar revision, a procedure I considered for a few years. After researching many plastic surgeons, I made an appt to see Dr. Carter, turned out to be a great decision. She took time and care in explaining the procedure and the healing process and the results...more
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I went to Dr. Carter to treat keloids on my leg. The steroid injections helped flatten out the raised scar tissue, but they also caused my skin to atrophy. I am now left with indentations on my thigh so deep they won't be able to return to their original state. The skin feels very very thin and...more
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Dr. Carter injected fillers and Botox into my brow, nasolabial folds, and lips. The procedure was relatively quick and painless. The results are natural and truly amazing. I couldn’t be more pleased. I feel 10 years younger! I wouldn’t trust anyone but Dr. Carter to perform the procedure. She...more
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I have several doctors treating me for different issues. I started seeing Dr. Carter in early 2017 and she tops the list for personality, care, concern, genuine compassion and especially "chair-side manner"! She orders needed medical supplies through my insurance for me so I do not have to pay...more
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