Dr. William B. Carter, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. William B. Carter, MD

General Surgery | Male

Moffitt Cancer Center 12902 Usf Magnolia Dr, Tampa, FL 33612 Get Directions

Learn about this Doctor

"Recognizing the skills in your team is just as important as identifying the weaknesses and I consider that the key...   Read More

Dr. Carter's Experience

93Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Carter's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Why It Matters: Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • General Surgerynull
47
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

24
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims not available

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

    Languages Spoken

    Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

    Languages Spoken

      Visiting Dr. Carter

      Dr. Carter accepts 1 insurance carrier

      View all insurance carriers

      1 Insurance Carrier Accepted*

      • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

      *Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

      /* /.overlay-container */}

      Affiliated Hospitals

      Hospital Quality

      Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Carter has admitting privileges.

      Hospital Quality Awards

      ×

      Reviewing Dr. Carter

      Dr. Carter's Review Details
      5 based on 2 responses
      Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
      Key Survey Insights
      • Trustworthiness
         (2)
      • Helpfulness
         (2)
      • Staff
         (2)
      • Scheduling
         (2)
      Experience with Dr. Carter
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (2)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (2)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (2)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (2)
      Dr. Carter's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (2)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (2)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (2)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (2)
      Have you seen Dr. Carter?
      Are you Dr. Carter? Post a response on your personalized profile.
      ×

      Specialties

      • General Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Carter's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Endocrine Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Parathyroid Cancer
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vulvar Cancer

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adrenalectomy
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery

      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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Postdoctoral Fellowship, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1990-Cancer Peptides, Cell-Signaling

        Completed in 1990

      • Residency Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

        Completed in 1993

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Postdoctoral Fellowship, Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, Az, 1996-Tumor Biology/Angiogenesis

        Completed in 1996

      • Undergraduate School
        Ba, Point Loma College, San Diego, Ca, 1982-Biology and Chemistry

        Graduated in 1982

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        What is a recognized doctor
      • Media & Publications

        Dr. Carter has no media or publications listed.

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      ×

      Dr. Carter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
      ×

      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

      ×

      Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Carter

      Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

      Dr. Carter's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Carter

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
      ×

      Dr. Carter's Care Philosophy

      "Recognizing the skills in your team is just as important as identifying the weaknesses and I consider that the key to our success."