Dr. Robert Carter, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 42

  
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Dr. Robert Carter, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.


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Kansas City Vascular, PC

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(816) 842-5555
Independence Office4200 Little Blue Pkwy Ste 350 Independence, MO 64057
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Midwest Aortic and Vascular Institute

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(816) 842-5555
Midwest Aortic and Vascular Institute2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 304 North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Dr. Carter took great care of my father. He is very professional, proficient, and patient. He was able to clarify what was going on with my dad, complete the procedure, and get my father walking again. I am forever grateful for him! I would highly recommend him!!!
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Dr. Carter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
Choice Plus POS II
National Advantage
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Card PPO
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Preferred Care Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
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Behavioral Health
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 68% of their peers

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vascular Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 83% of their peers

Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 57% of their peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 57% of their peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Carter performs this procedure more than 39% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 59% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of their peers

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

Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Venous Insufficiency more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Varicose Veins
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Varicose Veins more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Carter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Thrombosis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter treats Venous Insufficiency more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Carter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care and Management

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Carter, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Independence, MO and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2004
Univ Of Ca
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Centerpoint Medical Center

Independence, MO

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Cameron Regional Medical Center

Cameron, MO

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

Lee's Summit Medical Center

Lees Summit, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

Saint Luke's East Hospital

Lees Summit, MO

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

St. Mary's Medical Center

Blue Springs, MO

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill

Kansas City, MO

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)