Thomas Carter, MD

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Dr. Thomas Carter, MD

Contact

Phone Number
858-554-7225
Office
10710 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Biography

Internal medicine specialist, Thomas Carter, MD, believes in building long-term relationships with his patients. It is these relationships that Dr. Carter finds most rewarding in his practice. Whether he is treating a common cold, a major illness, or putting together a complex treatment plan, he enjoys caring for patients in a variety of circumstances.


As a general internist, Dr. Carter provides comprehensive primary care with an emphasis on preventative care. He believes that the majority of illnesses can be prevented or modified when patients take a proactive approach to their health. He also emphasizes adjustments in lifestyle to prevent illness and improve the quality of life for his patients.


In addition to his clinical responsibilities at Scripps Clinic, he is devoted to medical education. Dr. Carter has been elected to fellowship in the American College of Physicians and is a clinical faculty member of the Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is also a clinical faculty member of the UCSD School of Medicine, where he instructs medical students and internal medicine residents.


A native of San Diego, he spends his free time staying active outdoors, including hiking, surfing, and playing tennis.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2006

Medical Education

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, MD, 2003

Internships

  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 2004

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Internal Medicine, 2006
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