Dr. Michael G Carr M.D.
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Surgery979 E 3rd St Suite 300 Chattanooga TN, 37403
Dr. Michael Carr practices Pediatric Surgery in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Carr treats children who have an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery. Some of the surgical problems seen by pediatric surgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general surgeons. Dr. Carrdiagnoses, treats, and manages childrens surgical needs such as abnormalities of the groin in childhood and, surgical repair of birth defects, surgical care of tumors, transplantation operations, and endoscopic procedures.
Education and Training
Univ of Louisville Sch of Med, Louisville Ky 1974
University of Louisville School of Medicine 1974
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Birth Defects
- Umbilical Hernia
- Inguinal Hernia
- Ganglion Cyst
- Permanent Removal Of Ingrown Toenails
- Childrens Hosp Med Ctr, Pediatric Surgery-Surgery; R Adams Cowley Shock & Trauma, Trauma Surgery; Riverside Methodist Hosp, General Surgery; Riverside Methodist Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center Program A
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