Dr. Thomas Carlson, MD

Dr. Thomas Carlson, MD

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Interventional Cardiology  |  
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58 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Thomas Carlson, MD is an interventional cardiology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

Austin Heart, PA.

3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300

Austin, TX 78756
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Carlson

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carlson "Austin Heart: Mission: "To provide exceptional cardiac and vascular care to every patient every day with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride."Values: I C A R E...Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence"
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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Achalasia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Procedure
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Scripps Green Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • St Luke's Episcopal Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Carlson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Carlson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Heart Hospital of Austin

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac 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
4.8
based on 25 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
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  • 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

in Austin, TX |
Dr. Carlson was on time for my office appointment. After updating my medical records and taking additional medical history, he assessed my current condition and made clear recommendations regarding next steps in my treatment.
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Dr Carlson will actually stop and talk with you about what is wrong and has ended alll of my visits by asking ... is there anything that I can do for you ... he is the best ask my 12 year old quadruple bypass
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in Cedar Park TX 78613 |
I have been Dr. Carlson's patient since 2013. He has been an excellent Doctor, Communicator and Listener. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Carlson. Dr. Carlson's Staff is equally as professional and attentive !
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Leander |
Excellent experience. Great service, exam and communication.
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in Austin, TX |
Dr. Carlson does a great job explaining medical things in terms we can understand. He takes the time to make sure his patient has everything explained. I have always been happy with my decision to start with Dr. Carlson when we moved to the Austin area 5 years ago.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carlson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Carlson has admitting privileges

Heart Hospital of Austin
3801 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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Seton Northwest Hospital
11113 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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