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About Dr. William D Carlson

Dr. William D Carlson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Carlson is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Carlson has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William D Carlson is Excellent. Dr. William D Carlson has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. William D Carlson is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Massachusetts General Hospital

55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114
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Specialties

Dr. William D Carlson has the following 2 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Hypertension
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Unstable Angina
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Stroke
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Attack
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases

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Reviews

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Retired Massachusetts law enforcement Officer

Listens and explains and takes a genuine care approach to patients. Right to the point.

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Excellent

Wonderful doctor. Great at delivering news in a caring manner. Very perceptive and empathetic. Expert in his field. Very interested in individual

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Five Stars

Dr. Carlson & his staff are excellent. Dr.Carlson has given me excellent care, he has been right on top of any issues always responding promptly. I feel very fortunate to have a topnotch doctor overseeing my cardiac needs.

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Wonderful cardiologist

Wonderful doctor. Very smart and caring. Lots of energy. Thoughtful. Handles serious condition discussion in a calming manner.

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Five Stars

The Best! Period!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2009, 2012, 2008, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2011, 2010)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Carlson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Yale University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Massachusetts General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. William D Carlson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA
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