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Dr. Michael Carlson, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Male • Age 60

  
Dr. Carlson

Frist Clinic

330 23rd Ave N Ste 500 Nashville, TN 37203
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(615) 342-5900

Dr. Michael Carlson, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Choice PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Network C
Network P
Network S
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tricare
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Dr. Carlson treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diabetes Type 1
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Dr. Carlson treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carlson

4.0

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(28)
4 Stars
5%
(2)
3 Stars
2.5%
(1)
2 Stars
2.5%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(8)

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I have been a patient of his for a number of years. Very competent physician.
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I see Dr Carlson for thyroid disease secondary to Lupus. I have seen him for several years. They have streamlined their checkin and checkout & they are so much more efficient. Dr Carlson is really nice and has kept my thyroid steady for a long long time.
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We were very happy with our visit. Dr. Carlson is very friendly and helpful. His staff was amazing. The office is very friendly, clean, and comfortable.
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Always a great experience!
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My visits to Dr. Carlson have always been pleasant, convenient, and on time. I have been Dr. Carlson's patient since he was a resident and would recommend him highly.
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Dr. Carlson is the consummate professional. An excellent diagnostician, Carlson is not only professional but is personable, takes patient questions seriously and gives understandable answers. He really cares about his patients.
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Takes time to listen. Take time to make sure treatment plan is the right path.
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A true professional in all aspects of the practice of medicine. Expressed genuine concern for my well being. Highly recommend him for the treatment of diabetes.
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pleased with Doctor Carlson,very professional ,listened to my concerns took time to answer my questions.
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Dr. Carlson is a caring, attentive, thoughtful physician. Highly recommend!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Founded in 1993, The Frist Clinic strives to exceed the expectations of its patients with every visit. The care provided by our distinguished group of physicians is complemented by a caring and helpful support staff. We are always looking for ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the complicated healthcare delivery process.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California-San Diego
Residency Hospital
University Of California-San Diego
Internship Hospital
1990
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)