Dr. Stephen Carlson, MD

Dr. Stephen Carlson, MD

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Family Medicine  ·  
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67 y/o
(10)

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Dr. Stephen Carlson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Duluth, MN and has been practicing for 40 years. He specializes in family medicine.

Essentia Health-West Duluth Clinic

4212 Grand Ave

Duluth, MN 55807
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Carlson's Experience

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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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carlson "As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

253  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I recommend Dr. Stephen Carlson to everyone. I have total trust in his ability to the best a doctor can do and if hes stumped..hes not afraid to admit it and refer to someone he trusts. Hes very easy to talk with and explains things in language the average person can understand.
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Thanks for sharing such positive feedback about Dr. Carlson. We feel lucky to have him on our team and will pass on your kind words to him. -Jessica

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I saw Dr. Carlson when he practiced in a suburb of Minneapolis, early in his career. He demonstrated kindness & patience w/my difficult health condition(s). Consequently, I was disappointed when he announced he was moving to Duluth. Though I have switched to alternative medicine to successfully...more
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Thanks for sharing such positive feedback about Dr. Carlson. We feel fortunate to have him on our team and will pass on your kind words to him. -Andrew

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Dr. Carlson serves as my father's primary care provider. Dr. Carlson always provides excellent personal care and we are blessed to know my father is in very capable hands.
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Thanks for sharing such positive feedback about Dr. Carlson. We feel lucky to have him on our team and will pass on your kind words to him.

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