Dr. Peter Carter, MD

Dr. Peter Carter, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Carter, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Portsmouth, NH. He is 69 years old.

333 Borthwick Ave Ste 305

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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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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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
47

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendicitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia

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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

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Carter'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)

in Nantucket, MA |
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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Atlanta, GA |
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....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carter accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Carter has admitting privileges

Portsmouth Regional Hospital
333 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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York Hospital
15 Hospital Dr
York, ME 03909
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