Dr. Peter Carter, MD

Dr. Peter Carter, MD

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Age 69
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Dr. Peter Carter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Portsmouth, NH. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

333 Borthwick Ave Ste 305

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 433-6994

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 95% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
normal
more than 69% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 63% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Hamilton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Maine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Maine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Peter Carter, MD
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He is the best Surgeon I have ever met.
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lowell – Jan 30, 2018
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Ok so he left scars. All joking aside, he is outstanding and thorough. If I had to do it again, he would be my first choice. Jessica Trewhella
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Jessica Trewhella in Nantucket, MA – Mar 10, 2017
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Dr. Carter was first recommended to me when I needed an urgent operation. Since then, I've requested him for two subsequent elective procedures. He's professional, kind, caring, easy to talk with and explains everything so you know just what to expect. When my husband needed surgery, I knew Dr....Read More
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Atlanta, GA – Aug 02, 2016
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