Dr. Robert Carlson, MD

Dr. Robert Carlson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Carlson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Auburn, WA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Cascade Orthopaedics

122 3rd St NE

Auburn, WA 98002
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Carlson's Experience

Dr. Carlson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I just left my appointment with dr. Carlson. I found him to be engaging intelligent and experienced. Plus he was mildly irreverent which I always appreciate. More importantly he diagnosed me immediately and saved me lots of unnecessary tests. I highly recommend dr. Carlson.
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Grant H. LAKE TAPPS, WA.. FOR THE LAST 4 years Dr. C has treated both my shoulders. July of 2016 I took a terrible fall tearing the rotator cuff & ripping the bicep muscle. I needed surgery and DC performed the task. I'm very thankful for having him as my doctor and surgeon. His staff assistant...more
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I have had doc as my care giver for over 15 years. Had it not been for him I don't know what would have happened to me. I really think he saved me from doing something to myself. He fought for me and stood up for me with the state and their lying so called doctors which now most of the so called...more
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I needed emergency surgery and ended up with Dr. Carlson. My main issue is that he doesn't listen or explain himself thoroughly. After surgery I had questions about pain I was experiencing. He just blew it off like it was no big deal. Now it's been 3 months since surgery and my ankle bone is...more
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