Dr. Richard Alan Carlton MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Richard Carlton is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Hickory, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Massachusetts Medical School and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Catawba Valley Medical Center and one of 3 at Frye Regional Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1985
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1986 - 1988
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Class of 1981
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
NC State Medical License
- Aetna Choice POS II
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
Phone: (828) 323-1100
Fax: (828) 324-9189