Dr. Richard S Carlson MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Carlson is an orthopedic surgeon in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Memorial and Corpus Christi Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 23 doctors at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Memorial and one of 21 at Corpus Christi Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Shriners Hospital For Children Los Angeles
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1981 - 1982

Letterman Army Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978 - 1981

Texas A&M/Scott and White Memorial Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1977 - 1978

Christus St Joseph Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1977

University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1975

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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