Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

Internal Medicine
21 18th Avenue NW
Hickory, NC 28601 Get Directions

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per 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.

Dr. Carter's Credentials

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Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey

Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey

Medical School:
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Doctorate of Medicine 1993

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Biology & Chemistry 1982
Academic All-American Soccer Player 1981

Frye Regional Medical Center
Catawba Valley Medical Center
Cited in numerous journals such as Circulation Research, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine on topics related to hypothyroidism and cardiology.
Extensive abstracts and presentations completed for various societies including the American Society for Anesthesiologists, the Society for Neuroscience and the American Heart Association.
American College of Physicians
Medical Associations, American and Southern
Medical Societies, North Carolina and Catawba
American Heart Association
Lipid Associations, National and Southeastern
American Diabetes Association
North Carolina
United States Air Force, Laughlin Air Force Base 1996-1999
- Chief of Internal Medicine
- Director of Coumadin Clinic, Diabetic Clinic and ACLS Program
from Oleka in NC March 13, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

Thanks for sticking with me when I did not listen and for staying on me to lose weight. Now I am 57 lbs lighter and plan to continue losing until I reach a weight that is suitable for me. You have been upfront and honest with me about my health and I have realized how right you have been all along. You have been friend, a listener, and a great doctor for both Melvin and myself. Thank you… See more

from Mr. & Mrs. David in NC February 27, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

My husband & I both use Dr. Carter, he is very caring & friendly, as are his personnel. His office is immaculate & he is always dressed professionally. When you have had tests done he goes over everything & explains it all in detail. We are very pleased that he is with MDVP & are getting the best medical care , we couldn't be more satisfied!

from Sheila in NC February 20, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

I have been a patient of Dr. Carter's since June 2008. I chose Dr. Carter because of a glowing referral. I made an appointment with Dr. Carter and was amazed at the time he spent with me and the knowledge he has. He is up-to-date on all the many new advances and technology in medicine. On my last visit for blood work, I was introduced to a new tool--a swab that indicates whether or… See more

from John in NC February 20, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

I never feel rushed during an office visit with Dr. Carter; he gives me as much time as I need. That is enormously important to me, because I have confidence that any issues get the attention they deserve. I like the fact that he stays on top of new developments in medicine, and I always learn something when we are together. I genuinely enjoy the time that I spend with him.

from Joe in NC February 18, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

Dr. Carter has never let me down and spends plenty of time on me. It has done wonders for me.

from Helen in NC February 10, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

Dr. Carter is not only a professional, he's a friend. His interest is focused on me when I'm in his office. He is very honest, but very caring. I have appreciated his taking time with me when I have needed it. I know that he is right in all his recommendations, although I do not always follow them. And he knows when I do not. I stay with Dr. Carter because I know he truly cares… See more

from william in NC February 5, 2014 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

Thanks to the recommendations of Dr. Carter my life is back to where I can do the things that I once could not do. He has always worked with me and advised me in a way that bettered my health. I am very thankful for his attitude and ability to help me live a normal and healthy life. I trust him and think very highly of him!

from Al January 25, 2013 for Lawrence S. Carter Jr., MD

Dr. Lee Carter is an awesome doctor!! He has helped me battle old age very well. I am 97 years old and he has definitely helped me to get to this age. He is so personable, kind, compassionate, funny and fine tuned to help me get a year older every year. I was seeing him before he became a MDVIP doctor and I love the doctor patient relationship that I have with him. He is exceptional in mine… See more

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year