Dr. Michael Wayland Cater MD Pediatrician

Dr. Michael Cater is a pediatrician in Tustin, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital at Mission and Children's Hospital of Orange County. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Cater accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Children's Hospital at Mission and one of 141 at Children's Hospital of Orange County who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Orange County Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1971–1972

Kettering Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969–1970

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

HI State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

The role of the physician-educator is evolving.
Cater, M.W.

To be a great physician, you must understand the whole story.
Cater, M.W.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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