Dr. Michael Cater, MD

Dr. Michael Cater, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Michael Cater, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Tustin, CA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1969 and specializes in pediatrics.

18102 Irvine Blvd Ste 103

Tustin, CA 92780

Contact Information

(714) 565-7960

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 37 More

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Dr. Cater's Experience

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

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

173  Conditions Treated


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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Kettering Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Univ Ca Irvine-Orange Co Me
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cater has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cater's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cater to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cater's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Cater Says:

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Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Cater filled in for our pediatrician on a recent visit while our toddler daughter was ill. I have never felt more at ease with a new physician. Dr. Cater was cordial, knowledgeable, and quite thorough. He took time to get a complete picture of my daughter's presenting symptoms, and even though...more
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I love the facility he works at however I did not have a good visit with this specific doctor. My son was involved in a terrible accident and I'm not sure if the doctor was in a bad mood himself or just grumpy but he completely lost touch of his bedside manners and blamed and shamed me as a mother...more
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Dr. Cater is awesome, he is old school. He trains other docs. He is very knowledgeable and friendly and gives advice if you want it. He has seen my son since day one and sad we switched insurance. Easy to get an appt. short wait.
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