Meet Dr. Carter

Dr. Carter graduated from the University of Idaho after three years of college study in 1979. He graduated from college with high honors including the honor societies of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Eta Sigma. He attended the University of Utah from 1979 to 1983 receiving his Medical Doctorate degree. Dr. Carter was selected as one of four medical graduates per year in the United States to attend Stanford University Orthopedic Residency. He completed his internship in General Surgery at Stanford University in 1983. He attended his orthopedic residency at Stanford University from 1984 to 1988. Dr. Carter was chief resident in orthopedic surgery at Stanford University from 1987 to 1988. Dr. Carter was then selected as one of two orthopedic surgeons in the United Sates for 1988 to attend the Otto Aufranc Fellowship in joint constructive surgery.

The Aufranc Joint Replacement fellowship is the oldest and perhaps the most respected joint replacement training fellowship in the United States. The fellowship is located at a Harvard and Tufts University affiliated hospital in Boston , Massachusetts. Dr. Carter has been in private practice in Monterey, California since 1989. Dr. Carter is board certified in orthopedic surgery and also board certified in orthopedic sports medicine. He is the first orthopedic surgeon in Monterey to be fellowshipped trained and the only orthopedic surgeon in Monterey to have been fellowship trained in joint reconstruction and also be board certified in orthopedic sports medicine. Dr. Carter has been the Carmel High School team physician, attending home games on the field for over 20 years.

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