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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Carter is Excellent. Dr. Carter has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Carter, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Carter graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Carter has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • New Hanover Regional M.C. 
  • Pender Memorial Hospital 
  • Cape Fear Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael D Carter MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael D. Carter practice?
Dr. Michael Carter has 1 office location.
Dr. Michael Carter practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Wilmington, NC.
See Wilmington Orthopedic Surgeons.