Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD

Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Bowling Green, KY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

350 Park St Ste 210

Bowling Green, KY 42101

Contact Information

(270) 796-3330

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Heart Surgery
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Eisenhour Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Eisenhour Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carter Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carter Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carter Jr to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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    (1)
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Carter Jr's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Bowling Green, KY
On Jan. 4, 2011, Dr. Carter and Dr. Moore saved my life. I had an aortic dissection which they repaired and they also replaced my aortic valve. I'm thankful that God helped guide their talents and energy that day.
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