Dr. Thomas Carter, DO

Dr. Thomas Carter, DO

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Thomas Carter, DO is a nephrology specialist in Opelika, AL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

2609 Village Professional Dr N

Opelika, AL 36801

Contact Information

(888) 429-5524

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nephritis and Nephropathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Biopsy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Westchester Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Ala Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Med University Sc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter to family and friends
1.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Carter's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
POOR
Office environment
POOR
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Albertville, AL |
I had to literally fight to get an appontment in this office. When we did get in the staff was not friendly and the doctor was even worse. He did not want to listen to any past history or anything we wanted to say. His "bedside manner" was very poor, his explanation of what he thought was wrong...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Carter accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Carter has admitting privileges

East Alabama Medical Center
2000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
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