Dr. Tim Carlson, MD

Dr. Tim Carlson, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tim Carlson, MD is a family medicine specialist in South Pasadena, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Carlson's Experience

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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Carlson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carlson "Dr. Tim Carlson is a compassionate physician, dedicated to the practice of medicine, medical education, and committed to personalized individual care for the medical community, his patients and families in the Tampa Bay area.Dr. Carlson has an extensive medical background. He achieved his undergraduate degree at Butler University, Indianapolis Indiana and post graduate studies in neuroanatomy at the University of Florida. He completed his physician assistant training with Bachelor of Science in Medicine at the University of Florida. After 17 years in cardiovascular medicine and achieving the 1994 physician assistant of the year award, Dr. Carlson received his Doctor of Medicine degree. He completed the Bayfront Medical Center Family Practice Residency Program and was the only second physician to receive the 2003 patient excellent award voted by the nursing staff. My vision embraces a commitment for a stronger medical foundation for our community, medical education, and best outcomes for all my patients. Yearly since 2007, the Consumers Research Council of America awarded Dr. Carlson the prestigious "America's Top Family Doctors". He received the "Patient's Choice Award" yearly and "Elite Physician Lifetime Award" achievement 2013. His strong leadership involvement includes numerous hospital appointments including medical executive committees, quality improvement, chief of medicine while advocating for the individual patient care. Dr. Carlson was recognized as the "Physician of the Year 2006" by Edward White Hospital, St. Petersburg Florida. He remains a community physician preceptor for Bayfront Medical Center Family Practice Resident Program, Assistant Clinical Prof. University of South Florida School of Medicine, Florida State College of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor Barry University. Dr. Carlson lectures both nationally and internationally, advocating healing the world, one patient at a time. Dr. Carlson loves sports, the team physician for the national and international Southwest Florida Figure Skating Club, ISKA sanctioned kickboxing ringside physician, Tampa Bay Rays professional baseball fan care physician and community youth sport teams. His commitment for being "your voice" continues as a delegate to the Legislation Committee and the Medical Economics Committee for the Florida Medical Association. He is honored to be elected by his physician colleagues as the 100th& 101st President of the Pinellas County Medical Association, remaining your advocate."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carlson "I believe in old-fashioned care, one patient at a time. I never forget each patient in need. My greatest pride is to provide healthcare not only to my private office patients, but to the underserved in our community."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

209  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Bayfront Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Physician of the Year, Edward White Hospital, St. Peterburg, FL, 2006
  • America's Top Family Doctors, Consumers Research Council of America, 2007-2010
  • Nursing Excellence Award , Bayfront Health Systems, 2003
  • Physician Assistant of the Year, presented by Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical Corporation, 1994
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
85 total reviews (35 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (85)

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Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (35)

Dr Carlson is the most caring doctor I have ever had, and I have had quit a few.
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I was impressed by the staff and the time Dr Carlson spent with me.
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I've been a patient of Dr Carlson for a few years now and I can honestly say that he is one of the best doctors that I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with.He spends time listening during my exams and is always very knowledgeable. Just fantastic.
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Dr Tim has been awesome for both my wife and I in going overboard for his patients. He treats everyone like family and has been the best we have seen in all our years of medical service. We highly recommend him and his staff to all our friends and family.
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We consider Dr. Carlson to be among the very best physicians around. He takes time and we have always trusted him. I might add that we have never been disappointed. He is great with patients and very good at diagnosis. We have gone to Dr. Carlson for many years and have no problem recommending him...more
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