Dr. Craig Carter

Thoracic Surgery
Clayton, NC
39 years experience male

Locations

Craig S Carter MD FACS PA

Clayton, NC

Address

2076 NC Hwy 42W Suite 240, Suite 240, Clayton, NC
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(919) 553-4150

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Affinity Health Plan

American Republic Insurance Company

AmeriChoice Health Services, Inc

AmeriHealth

Bankers Life and Casualty Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

CareSource

CHAMPUS

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

Great-West Healthcare

Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Medicaid

Medicare

Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

Nationwide Life Insurance Company

Tricare

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Wellpath Select Health Insurance

About

Bio

Board certified in Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery. Performing Thoracic, Vascular Surgery, as well as Wound Care. In practice for 29 years.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Thoracic Surgery, Board Certified

Surgery, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: North Carolina

Doctor Q&A

649 Answers
183 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
No: If you have a family history, are a smoker, hypertensive, Marfan's syndrome, overweight, or other factors which are all infinitely more likely to lead ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Minimal: Enlarged lymph nodes are a sign of lung cancer spread, but that means that lung cancer has diagnosed. It is rare to have enlarged lymph nodes, but no ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cause?: That would depend on why you have vascular disease in the first place. At your age, cure is not the issue so much as control of symptoms. Whatever you ... Read More

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Aug 23, 2012
His answers are thoughtful, correct & show great insight
Jan 2, 2014
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My husband has Aortitis. He was very sick when they finally figured out what was wrong with him. Could an aneurism develop
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Thank you very much Doc! I've been living with this for the past 6 years with no relief. It will be nice to be able to breathe properly!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Appreciate you taking the time to respond, especially considering the superbowl is on. Thanks.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

Episcopal Hospital Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, IL

Awards

Blockley- Osler Award College of Physicians of Philadelphia 1993, 1995
Medical College of Pennsylvania Dean's Special Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching 1995, 1996
Geneva College Distinguished Service Award 2002

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
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