Dr. Richard Carano, MD

Dr. Richard Carano, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Richard Carano, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Ames, IA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1981 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and endocrinology & metabolism.

1015 Duff Ave

Ames, IA 50010

Contact Information

(515) 239-4440

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Carano'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.

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Gundersen Clin/La Crosse Lu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Albany Med Coll/hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carano's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carano to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Carano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Carano is up front with people, which is a good trait to me. I would rather a doctor tell me if I am being non compliant than sugar coating things for me to keep me coming back. Sometimes people need to be pushed. Especially stubborn people. I know when Dr. Carano is on me about my health it...more
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