Dr. Andrew J Carter DO Cardiologist

Dr. Andrew Carter is a cardiologist in Scottsdale, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and Hays Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Carter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and one of 5 at Hays Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Interventional

Clinical Interests: Radial catheterization, Percutaneous hemodynamic support, Coronary Balloon Angioplasty, Drug-Eluting Stents, Biocompatible Coated Materials, Interventional Ultrasonography, Coronary Angiography, Stents, Coronary Atherectomy

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1987

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1989–1992

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Interventional Cardiology, 1993–1993

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1983–1984

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1983


Other Training, Chemistry and Biology, 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

KS State Medical License

ID State Medical License
Active through 2015

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACC), American College of Cardiology

Army Achievement Medal
1995

Army Commendation Medal
1989

Army Commendation Medal
1992

Joint Task Force Achievement Medal
1988

Melvin D. Cheitlin M.D. Award for Excellence in Research, Association of Army Cardiology
1991

Meritorious Service Medal
1997

Scholar Athlete of the Year
1978

Who's Who Among Young Americans
1976

Who's Who in America
2003

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
1997

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
2004

Publications & Presentations

Pathological analysis of local delivery of paclitaxel via a polymer-coated stent.
Farb, A., Heller, P. F., Shroff, S., Cheng, L., Kolodgie, F. D., Carter, A. J., Scott, D. S., Froehlich, J., Virmani, R.

Efficacy and feasibility of helixcision for debulking neointimal hyperplasia for in-stent restenosis.
Nakamura, M., Fitzgerald, P.J., Ikeno, F., Honda, Y., Sousa, J.E., Abizaid, A., de Brito, F.S., Tofte, A., Grube, E., Patterson, G.R., Yock, P.G., Yeung, A.C., Carter, A.J.

Stent-based immunosuppressive therapies for the prevention of restenosis.
Aggarwal, M., Tsao, P.S., Yeung, A., Carter, A.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Idaho PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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