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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Carlson, Surgeon, Primary Care is Good. Dr. Carlson has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Carlson, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction

Education & Awards

Dr. Carlson graduated from Wright State University, Dayton. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
American Heart Association Research *
Castle Connolly Medical LTD *


Dr. Carlson has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital 
  • HCA Blake Medical Center 
  • Doctors Hospital Of Sarasota 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Gregory Carlson MD is a male Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert G. Carlson practice?
Dr. Robert Carlson has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Carlson practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Sarasota, FL.
See Sarasota Surgeons and Sarasota Cardiothoracic Surgeons.