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Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Carter Jr

Dr. Wallace Carter Jr, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Bowling Green, KY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(270) 796-3330

Dr. Carter Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Carter Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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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)
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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
  • Benign Tumor
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • 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
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • 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 cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Bowling Green, KY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1991
Brooke Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
Eisenhour Army Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Eisenhour Army Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
1989
1985
1984

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3.7

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My husband had open heart surgery about 10 years ago. Received excellent care by physician and nursing staff. Excellent OR team as well as post op care. Would highly recommend Dr. Carter and the Medical Center to all my family and friends.
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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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