Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD

Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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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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Dr. Carter Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter Jr performs Lung Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Carter Jr performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter Jr performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Carter Jr performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carter Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Carter Jr treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Carter Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pericardial Disease
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

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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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

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