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Dr. Richard Carter, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 48
Dr. Richard Carter, DO
4.2 (5 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Carter, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Kingsport, TN.
Dr. Richard Carter, DO
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Dr. Richard Carter, DO

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 48
Kingsport, TN
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14 years of experience
Dr. Richard Carter, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Kingsport, TN.

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Dr. Richard Carter, DO is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Kingsport, TN and has 14 years experience. They graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Holston Valley Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital. At present, Dr. Carter received an average rating of 4.2/5 from patients and has been reviewed 5 times. Their office is not accepting new patients. Dr. Carter is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Maze Procedure
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Maze Procedure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Atrial Fibrillation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Lung Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Thoracentesis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Abdominal Pain
Adhesive Pericarditis
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cardiac Tamponade
Carotid Artery Disease
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
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Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Endocarditis
Esophageal Varices
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Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Rib Fracture
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Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
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Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Colectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrotomy
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Lobectomy of Lung with Robotic Assist
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Partial Lobectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Robotic Assist
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Insurance Accepted

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  • APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Superior Health Plan
  • BlueOptions PPO
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Network L
    Blue Network P PPO
    Blue Network S PPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Blue High Performance Network
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    Choice Care PPO
    HMO Premier HMO
    National POS
  • Medica Choice

Locations

  1. 1 Wellmont Cardiology Services
    2050 MEADOWVIEW PKWY, Kingsport, TN 37660
  2. 2 Bristol Regional Medical Center
    1 Medical Park Blvd, Bristol, TN 37620
  3. 3 Ballad Health Medical Associates
    105 W Stone Dr Ste 6A, Kingsport, TN 37660
  4. 4 Ballad Health Medical Associates
    378 Marketplace Blvd Ste 5, Johnson City, TN 37604

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Feb 12, 2024
Excellent bedside manner, cohesive care throughout surgery and post care, perfect valve replacement and care
— Feb 12, 2024
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Biography
  • Dr. Richard Carter, DO is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Kingsport, TN and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2010. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    2010
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Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Carter, DO. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Carter's profile.

Dr. Richard Carter, DO is affiliated with Holston Valley Medical Center and Lonesome Pine Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Richard Carter, DO holds board certification in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Holston Valley Medical Center

    130 W Ravine Rd, Kingsport, TN

  • Lonesome Pine Hospital

    1990 Holton Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA