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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bette Carlson is Excellent. Dr. Carlson has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bette Carlson, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

  • She has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Newborn Medicine (Neonatology)

Education & Awards

Dr. Carlson graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago. She has 3 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Carlson has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian 
  • Children's Hospital of Orange County 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Bette Carlson MD is a female Pediatrician, has 19 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Bette Carlson practice?
Dr. Bette Carlson has 1 office location.
Dr. Bette Carlson practices Pediatrics near Costa Mesa, CA.
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