Dr. Michele Carpenter, MD

Dr. Michele Carpenter, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Michele Carpenter, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in breast surgical oncology and general surgery.

1010 W La Veta Ave Ste 475

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 565-0166

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Carpenter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Cancer
high
more than 81% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Carpenter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carpenter "I believe that every person needs to be treated as an individual. She needs to be in charge of her care and have as much information that is needed to make an informed choice. Patients need support from family, health care providers and others in their time of need."

2  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

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.

Education

  • University Of Scranton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carpenter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carpenter's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carpenter to family and friends
30 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Carpenter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Carpenter is an excellent Doctor. Any one would be blessed to have her as their doctor.
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Dr. Carpenter is amazing! She explained my diagnosis to me thoroughly and why certain treatments were necessary. She is knowledgeable and an excellent surgeon. She performed a lumpectomy and my breast looks great. It doesn't look like I had surgery. My scar healed quickly and no longer visible. I...more
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