David R. Carver, MD

Family Medicine
8585 Picardy Avenue Suite 513
Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Get Directions
225.819.1188

Annual Membership Fee

450.00per quarter
900.00per semi-annual
1,800.00per year

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, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.
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Dr. Carver's Credentials

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Residency:
Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital
Baton Rouge, LA
Family Medicine 1989-1991
Chief Resident, Family Medicine

Internship:
Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital
Baton Rouge, LA
1988-1989

Medical School:
Louisiana State University Center
Shreveport, LA
Doctorate of Medicine 1988

Undergraduate:
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology 1984

Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center
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
Best Doctors in America® 2013-2014
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
American Medical Association
American Academy of Family Physicians
Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
Louisiana State Medical Society
East Baton Rouge Parish Medical Society
from Catherine in LA October 7, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

Dr. Carver was my doctor before MDVIP. I'm a single parent teacher, so money is tight. However, this is the best money I spend for peace of mind. It gives me instant access when I need it the most. For instance, my son slipped and pierced his hand with a shard from a plate. I called Dr. Carver on his cell afterhours. He sent us to the emergency room, and they knew who we were… See more

from Larry in LA March 1, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

Dr. Carver is the best, he cares, he is smart and he is compassionate. The standard Dr. Carver has set as my physician has made it diffucult for me to be satisfied when I have to see another doctor for any reason. I look for the type service I get from Dr. Carver when I have to see a specalist of some sort, I have yet to find that level of satisfaction.

When Dr. Carver became… See more

from Claudia in LA February 22, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

My story began about noon in early Nov. 2013 when I began to experience strange sensations on my left side. It progressed to to the point where I could not stand up and the pain came in waves that brought me to my knees and literally became unbearable. I made a call to Dr. Carver and his nurse connected me to him immediately. I described my symptoms while having extreme pain and he… See more

from August in LA February 20, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

Dr. Carver not only treats my illnesses, but he also educates me and keeps me on the straight and narrow regarding preventive health. He takes the time to answer all my questions, no matter how long-winded. His staff is welcoming and his office is always a pleasure to visit. With his help I look forward to staying on the water and fishing for years to come.

from Dianne in LA February 14, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

Looking out for my primary health care and financial interest. Dr. Robert St. Amant was my doctor at the time when he suggested I transfer to another doctor there at Baton Rouge General Medical, you Dr. Carver is affiliate with my insurance carrier. I must admit my leaving Dr. St.Amant, with whom had been caring for my health needs for over several years but, I come to admire and respect the… See more

from LINDA in LA February 11, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

I truly appreciate Dr. Carver and the care I receive as a result of our doctor/patient relationship. I am extremely comfortable sharing my concerns with Dr. Carver and am confident that he has my best interest at heart.

from Jean in LA February 9, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

Dr. Carver has been my physician for close to 25 years. Since he became an MDVIP I have had more personal time with him and have gotten to know him better as he gets to know me better. I have always held Dr. Carver in high esteem, but now I am even more grateful that he is my doctor. He emails me, prays for me, and spends more time explaining my health issues and ways to over come them. I… See more

from John in LA February 9, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

1st off I would wait in long lines to see Dr carver but not any more. It's great getting personal attention and appointments when needed. There is never a wait & always very personal & no time in on a visit .Doc Carver is always on top of the latest things that are out for better health & is always working for me to achieve my health .Staff is amazing & I look forward to… See more

from Ana in LA February 8, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

It is a very good feeling to know that when you have a question in regards to your health you can count on Dr. Carver. His prompt and very accurate answers are very reassuring.

from Lea in LA February 7, 2014 for David R. Carver, MD

Dr Carver is the most kind, caring physician I've ever seen. I am privileged to be a part of his practice. His tireless efforts & advice have helped me to improve my life. I take less medication and live more actively and fully. He always listens to my concerns and addresses them fully. He was always this way, even before becoming an MDVIP physician. But with the MDVIP service he… See more

Annual Membership Fee

450.00per quarter
900.00per semi-annual
1,800.00per year
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