Dr. Craig Carter MD
Thoracic Surgeons — Clayton, NCContact Dr. Carter
Dr. Craig Carter specializes in thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, cardiac surgery in Clayton, North Carolina. Details of Dr. Carter's 32 years experience as an MD and education at Temple University are available on your free doctor report.
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2076 NC Highway 42 W
Clayton, NC 27520
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Craig Carter identified specializing in
Thoracic SurgeryThoracic Surgery
A thoracic surgeon provides the operative, perioperative care, and critical care of patients with pathologic conditions within the chest. Included is the surgical care of coronary artery disease, cancers of the lung, esophagus and chest wall, abnormalities of the trachea, abnormalities of the great vessels and heart valves, congenital anomalies, tumors of the mediastinum, and diseases of the diaphragm. The management of the airway and injuries of the chest is within the scope of the specialty. Thoracic surgeons have the knowledge, experience and technical skills to accurately diagnose, operate upon safely, and effectively manage patients with thoracic diseases of the chest. This requires substantial knowledge of cardiorespiratory physiology and oncology, as well as capability in the use of heart assist devices, management of abnormal heart rhythms and drainage of the chest cavity, respiratory support systems, endoscopy, and invasive and noninvasive diagnostic techniques. No Sub-Specialty., Vascular SurgeryVascular Surgery
A surgeon with expertise in the management of surgical disorders of the blood vessels, excluding the intercranial vessels or the heart. and Cardiac Surgery..
EducationDr. Carter attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and graduated in 1981 having 32 years experience.
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