Dr. Peter Caruso, MD

Dr. Peter Caruso, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 58 years old

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Listening to your symptoms and a gentle exam will enable me to give you the best options in treatment and management.Read more

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Dr. Caruso's Reviews

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based on 21 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Caruso'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 Reviews (3)
in Kansas city |
Dr Caruso and his team have gone well above and beyond to make my first pregnancy a joy and breeze. With many ultrasounds first trimester and returning phone calls even if it means from his personal number after hrs he has won over my boyfriend and I for best Dr. They called on a Saturday to give us our gender blood results because I shared I wanted to surprise my man with the results. Also, he will do check up calls after hrs even if you have questions or concerns or anything is wrong. Best OB!
Kansas City, MO |
Best OBGYN and surgeon ever! Love Dr Curuso. Very kind and knowledgeable. Fantastic surgeon!! If you have a c section go to no one but Dr Curuso. I saw a different Dr for my first born and there was a world of difference in the healing, bleeding, scarring, and pain. Sooo much better and easier with Dr Curuso and he fixed the awful scar I had from before. Amazing. He takes time to answer questions and follow up with phone questions.
Kansas City, MO |
I was prescribed medicine that was intended for me from Dr. Peter Caruso. He did not review my medical records that contained important test results before recommending surgery for me. I had a difficult time making any kind of progress at his office because they are not organized. I have been working with them for close to two months and tried my best to move the process forward, but was unable to. I will be pursuing care elsewhere and I recommend that you do the same.
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Dr. Caruso's Care Philosophy

Listening to your symptoms and a gentle exam will enable me to give you the best options in treatment and management.

Dr. Caruso's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Infertility
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of California, Irvine

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Missouri, Kansas City

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Kansas

    Graduated in 1979

  • Other Education
    Rockhurst College Undergraduate Studies

    Completed in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Surgery