Dr. Scott Carlson has been a Board Certified Physician serving Grand Rapids for twenty five years, and he is certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery. His practice has included pediatrics, gynecology, obstetrics (with over five hundred deliveries), dermatology, biopsies, excisions, back pain, disease management, and preventative medicine.
He has emphasized quality care and has offered the latest technology available to his patients. Consequently, Family Care Center has won recognition from Blue Care Network and Priority Health for excellence in patient care.
Dr. Carlson is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine for the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has also been recognized with the Preceptorship Award from Western Michigan University for his teaching of PA students.
Dr. Carlson is Board Certified in Laser Surgery by the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASLMS).
Dr. Carlson prides himself on giving back to the community, which is evidenced by his participation in Project Access, support of various local charities, and leading his medical team into Guatemala, Peru, and Honduras every year.
Dr. Carlson is affiliated with the following professional organizations:
- American Osteopathic Association
- Michigan Osteopathic Association for Physicians & Surgeons
- American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
- American Medical Association
- American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery