Dr. Steven Carlson, MD

Dr. Steven Carlson, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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66 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Steven Carlson, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in San Luis Obispo, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Carlson is affiliated with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and French Hospital Medical Center.

Central Coast Gastroenterology

1551 Bishop St # 250-B

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.
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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 Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
73

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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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French Hospital Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Carlson is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
3.9
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)
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)
in Pismo Beach, CA |
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.
in Pismo Beach, CA |
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.
in Grover Beach, CA |
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 insist that she stop making me feel like I didn't belong there. I told her -HEY- my family Doctor ordered this procedure and who are you to question him. Don't recommend!
in Arroyo Grande, CA |
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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Dr. Carlson accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Carlson has admitting privileges

French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
345 S Halcyon Rd
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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