Dr. Ted Carson, MD

Dr. Ted Carson, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
Dr. Ted Carson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

1820 E Commercial Blvd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 776-0191

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
very high
more than 97% of peers
Port Placements or Replacements
more than 82% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 68% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


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32  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Ind University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • University Fla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University Nc School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carson to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Carson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Horrible Uncaring human being!!! Caused me undue trauma and pain. I would never recommend this doctor to anyone!! He rates a big fat 0 as far as compassion, professionalism, sympathy, bedside manner, he needs to retire!! The worse experience of my entire life!!
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