David R. Carver, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology 1984
Medical School
Louisiana State University Center
Shreveport, LA
Doctorate of Medicine 1988
Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital
Baton Rouge, LA
Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital
Baton Rouge, LA
Family Medicine 1989-1991
Chief Resident, Family Medicine

Professional Society Memberships

American Medical Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
Louisiana State Medical Society
East Baton Rouge Parish Medical Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Baton Rouge General Medical Center
- Chief of Staff 2005-2006
- Vice Chief of Staff 2003-2004
- Division Chair Family Practice Division 1999-2003
- Vice Chairman, Family Practice Division 1997-1999
- Chairman, Continuing Medical Education Committee 1993-1994
- Oversight Implementation Committee
Medical Director, General Health Homecare 1991-1999
Chairman, Utilization Management Committee, United Healthcare of Baton Rouge 1995-1997
Utilization Review Committee, Gulf South Health Plans

Hospital Affiliations

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Honors and Awards

Best Doctors in America® 2013-2014
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Kappa Phi
Mu Sigma Rho
Alpha Epsilon Delta
Chancellor's Freshman Honor Award
State Literary Rally Scholarship
John C. McDonald Undergraduate Surgical Society Award


Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Becky

    Dr Carver: I take this opportunity to thank you for the great care you have rendered during the past year(s) for me (and my husb...

  • Member: Dianne

    I can't express words to express what I feel towards my doctor Dr. Carver. Dr. Carver to me is more than my primary care provider...

  • Member: Larry

    Dr. David Carver is the best physician I have seen in my 64 years of life, he is extremely smart and very caring. Dr. Carver gi...

  • Member: Beverly

    When Dr Carver let his patients know about Mdvip I thought I would try it for one year, well I think I'm into year 3 or 4 and I ab...