Dr. Thomas Carter Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Carter Jr, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Thomas Carter Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1984 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

5668 E State St Ste 1000

Rockford, IL 61108

Contact Information

(815) 397-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 30% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 28% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 26% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carter Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carter Jr's Reviews

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3.7

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Dr Carter performed mitral valve repair on me in October of 2012. He is a surgeon I would recommend to anyone requiring heart surgery. He was very caring and explained everything to me and my family in terms we could understand, listening to all of our concerns. After my surgery he stopped in...Read More
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