Dr. Steven Carlson, MD

Dr. Steven Carlson, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Steven Carlson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1551 Bishop St # 250-B

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcerative Colitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Carlson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carlson "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Usc Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Usc Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Scripps Rsch Fdn
    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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have been a patient of Dr. Carlson's for many years. He has been competent and has a great sense of humor. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Carlson found a tiny hardly detectible growth on my colon during a colonoscopy. It was cancer. Because he caught it early and it was removed, he saved my life. I have been cancer-free for fourteen years. Thank you, Dr. Carlson.
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This is the second time I have seen Dr. Calson---he is OK but his staff. Horrible. The nurse that see's you prior to the procedure is rude, very aggressive in her questions and practically talks you out of the procedure. She was acting like she was the doctor and in a rude manner. I finally had to...more
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He is an absolutely wonderful doctor. He basically saved my life and was so caring through my whole ordeal. His staff is wonderful too! Plus he has a sense of humor which helps with rather embarrassing situations!
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