Get to know Family Physician Dr. Charles C. Carter, who serves patients in Altus, Oklahoma.
(WorldFrontNews Editorial):- New York City, New York Jun 7, 2023 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Carter is a board-certified family physician treating patients from birth and throughout adulthood. He established the Carter Medical Clinic, having been serving Altus, Oklahoma, and the surrounding Southwest Oklahoma area since 2005.
From routine check-ups to long-term ailments, his care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive healthcare to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. He enjoys being part of the community, caring for each family’s healthcare needs.
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Born in Hollis, Oklahoma to a farming family deeply rooted in southwest Oklahoma, Dr. Carter’s father was a sharecropper and purchased land in Southwest Oklahoma, and his mother was a teacher and educator in the area.
Beginning his education at Westview School, located three miles west of Hollis, Dr. Carter completed high school at Arnett. He was involved in sports throughout high school and graduated Valedictorian of his 1961 Class. Continuing in sports, he received a basketball scholarship to Sayre Jr. College prior to entering classes at SWOSU in Weatherford, Oklahoma. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and continued his studies to earn a Doctorate of Pharmacy in 1967.
Thereafter, Dr. Carter went on to become a pharmacist, and was also farming and ranching for several years before following his brother Steve into medical school in the Dominican Republic. After receiving his medical degree, he entered a residency program in family medicine at the University of Arkansas. After completing that program and passing all required exams and licensing, he accepted a position practicing family medicine in Altus and went on to open his private practice there.
Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Carter is a Diplomate of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPS). The NBPS is a pro-physician organization, that reduces practice burdens, advocates for necessary changes, and supports professional development and lifelong learning goals.
Family medicine is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor. A family physician is often the first person a patient sees when seeking healthcare services. They examine and treat patients with a wide range of conditions and refer those with serious ailments to a specialist or appropriate facility.
On a more personal note, Dr. Carter has three children and four grandchildren. He also has extensive farming and ranching interests in Harmon, Collingsworth, and Childress counties in Oklahoma and Texas, to which he devotes much of his time and energy as well.
Learn More about Dr. Charles C. Carter:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/403420-Charles-Carter-Family-Practitioner or through Carter Medical Clinic, https://www.carterclinicok.com/meet-dr-carter/
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