Dr. Robert Carlson, MD
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Oncology | Male

Biography

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. Dr. Carlson is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center.

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    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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    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 Oncology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mycosis Fungoides
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thymomas
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • Vulvar Cancer

    Education

    • Medical School
      Stanford University

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      Barnes Jewish Hospital

      Completed in 1979

    • Residency Hospital
      Barnes Jewish Hospital

      Completed in 1980

      Stanford University Hospital

      Completed in 1981

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Stanford University

      Completed in 1983

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Thoracentesis