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Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
19 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bob Carter is Excellent. Dr. Carter has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Bob Carter, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Auditory Tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Astrocytoma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Intracranial Vasospasm
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Carter graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Intracranial Aneurysm
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Carter has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • UC San Diego Health System 
  • UCSD-La Jolla John M and Sally B Thornton Hospital 


  • English
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Bob S Carter MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Bob S. Carter practice?
Dr. Bob Carter has 6 office locations.
Dr. Bob Carter practices Neurological Surgery near San Diego, CA.
Additional practice locations include: La Jolla, CA and Escondido, CA.
See San Diego Neurological Surgeons.