Dr. Robert Carlson, MD

Dr. Robert Carlson, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Carlson, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

875 Blake Wilbur Dr

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 61% of peers
Breast Cancer
normal
more than 57% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
22

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Carlson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carlson accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Carlson has admitting privileges

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
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