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Dr. Roger Carter, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Carter

Dr. Roger Carter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Watertown, SD and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1981 and specializes in general surgery.

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(605) 886-8471

Dr. Carter accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
American Enterprise Group
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Open Access HMO
Choice Care PPO
Thrivent Financial
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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1 disciplinary action Found
  • Other (12/4/2014)View details
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Dr. Carter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in giving each person the level of care that I would wish for myself or my family member. If the best option is non-surgical or not within my area of expertise, I will make every effort to find the right provider for that patient.


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


Wesley Med Center
Residency Hospital
Wesley Med Center
Internship Hospital
Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
Medical School
University Of South Dakota
Undergraduate School

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