Dr. Richard Carter, MD

Dr. Richard Carter, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Richard Carter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 2005 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

7607 Forest Ave Ste 220

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 285-9416

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Test
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Breast Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Melanoma
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Richard F. Carter, MD, received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Virginia in 1996. He received a Masters in Pharmacology and completed his medical training at VCU's Medical College of Virginia. After medical school, Dr. C...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2011
    VA Commonwealth University-Medical Colloge VA
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2009
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2006
    VA Commonwealth University-Medical Colloge VA
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    2005
  • 1996
    University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School
    1996

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carter

4.7

Based on 31 reviews

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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Carter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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The entire staff was helpful and answered all of my questions. Dr. Carter has a great repur with patients. I felt very much at ease during my procedure.
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My experience with Dr. Carter was entirely positive. Dr. Carter spent time explaining my condition and the recommended procedure to me prior to surgery. I never felt pressured or rushed to make a decision. Dr. Carter fit me into his schedule in a timely fashion and followed-up with phone calls...Read More
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Dr. Carter was caring and professional at the same time. i was very nervous, but his team explained what they were doing and made me comfortable.
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Dr. Carter is absolutely excellent in every way. He is professional, caring, extremely knowledgeable and by far one of the best doctors I have ever seen. His entire staff is just as fabulous and friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend Dr. Carter.
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When your surgeon examines a lump and says, "I've never seen anything like this before," it can be surprising and a little scary. Dr. Carter led me through the steps of investigating and removing the lump and did the necessary research to explain the next steps in treatment.
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Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Assurant Health
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Carelink HMO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
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
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan Test
Peach State Health Plan
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Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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Navigate HMO
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Johnston-Willis Hospital

North Chesterfield, VA

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