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Denny A. Carter M.D.

Denny A. Carter, M.D.

Chief of Staff, Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus; Medical Director, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services; Orthopaedic Surgeon

4.7 | 498 Ratings
Area of Practice:
Sports Medicine
Hip Replacement
Knee Replacement
Joint Replacement
Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
Language Spoken: English

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine


Excellent care as always.
Dr. Carter was thorough as always and very kind.
Dr. Carter is always very patient and answers my questions. If he can provide help, he does.
Dr. Denny Carter is very kind & concerned, listens well, explains well, seeks the patient's opinions & input; & makes the best decision for the patient in concert w/the patient's desires/opinions & general health. We are very pleased with Dr. Carter's care & excellent explanation w/ description.
The service I received was outstanding
Knowledgeable, friendly, professional, explained what was my knee issues & what surgery to fix it.
I had a good experience with Dr. Carter and would recommend him to anyone I know, who might be in need of his services.
Excellent- I have sent many a friend to Dr Carter.
Dr. Carter is an excellent physician. Not only was he knowledgeable, but he also listened to what I had to say. He was very easy to speak with regarding my concerns. I truly appreciated his insight and plan for my care. How many doctors come into a room and sit down and listen? Wow!
I was able to see Dr. Carter quickly. After a bicycle accident, I needed an opinion on a broken bone in my wrist. He answered all my questions.
DR Carter has always been a caring person, great listener and awesome DR
He was so kind and friendly. His entire staff was. They made me feel comfortable and have confidence in them. They had me laughing. And that was just before putting a large needle in my knee. They are a great bunch of people
Dr Carter, and office staff are very professional, ad helpful. I would gladly recommend them to family. And friends.
Wife and many friends have had Dr. Carter knee replacement and I trust him completely.
Dr. Carter is someone I trust! He is always very professional, pleasant and straightforward with anything I ask! I am very grateful and thankful to call him one of my medical professionals!!!
We discuss my weight and want I needed to do before surgery.
Dr Carter is very understanding and concerned about his patients
Always good.
Dr Carter was great. First time seeing him for my knees.
I have had a few surgeries in my years but this is the 1st time I will have a piece of medical equipment put into my body. I have put this off for way too long and have had face shaking anxiety about this hip replacementuntil meeting Dr. Denny Carter. His resume and bed side manner confirmed many have said..I am in very very capable hands. Now I must do my part before and after the surgery to make sure I don't have any infections and my rehabilitation is a success. I am mentally ready..and that's because of Dr. Carter and his staff.
Excellent doctor
All went well and was handled professionally and in good time.
Dr. Carter performed bilateral knee replacement 2 years ago. I could not be any happier with the results. Dr. Carter gave me my life back.
Dr. Carter is kind and answers questions willingly and satisfactorily. He is well skilled at his profession and helped me take good steps to complete recovery from knee surgery.
Dr. Carter had to draw fluid off my knee and give me a steroid shot. Dr. Carter is always professional, very nice, caring and a brilliant doctor.
Always satisfied.
Very good professional care
Fine Dr. Very kind and knowledgeable
He is wonderful
Follow up for total knee replacement surgery. Everything is good and on track. Answered all my questions about functionality of my new knee and what to expect.
Provider got called for emergency surgery spoke with nurse and reschedule. I definitely have a professional provider
I visited Dr. Carter for a second opinion.I was grateful he reviewed my knee issues and had other options that had not been offered by another physician I visited previously and whose direction I followed with the final result being surgery.
Dr. Carter is an excellent physician. I do not say that about just any doctor. I would recommend him to any and everyone in need.
It was well conducted and completed !
Very good visit. I was able to assess my problem and decide how to proceed.
Impressed by the comprehensiveness exuded by Dr. Denny Carter. I would definitely recommend him or refer him as an extremely knowledgeable Dr who was highly recommended to me by several of his patients.
Dr. Carter was congenial, check my knee movement, explained my results. Excellent care.
Dr Carter has always helpful and professional in all my visits. I am very pleased with my results, after my surgery! I will always go to him for further surgeries, plus recommend him others! Thanks a lot Dr Carter!
Appreciate his knowledge & care
This was a hip replacement. I am recovering very well, and I would highly recommend *Dr. Carter to anyone contemplating surgery. He is a superior surgeon.
Dr. Carter was very helpful and confident He made me feel very comfortable about my injury and recoveryTop Notch in my book.
Dr. Carter was very good to me and so was his staff
Dr Carter is excellent. He has provided me with sensible, calm assessments of my situation. I would definitely seek his assistance again if needed.
Dr Carter is very nice, very absolute, but always willing to listen or answer question.
All is well.
Knee surgery post op felt like visit covered all necessary issues.
Dr. Carter is a great doctor; I recommend him to all my friends and family!
Dr Carter is wonderful explaining things, and the different options to deal with the problem.
Dr. Carter is A+++ in all regards.
Very good with a set plan of action.
No problems noted...very professional as expected.
Very efficient
Dr.Carter..You and your team have been great.
Great visit!
Thank y'all for your service. Special Dr. Carter.
Dr. Carter Thank some Very Much.
Dr Carter is always good
He has always his fullest attention to my concern, and given me the best advice! I always love to see him, when I needed medical help! He is very experienced and professional!
Left knee replacement everything is excellent thanks to Dr. Carter and for therapy
He is very kind and professional..he did my knee replacement 5 yrs ago and did an excellent job...i would recommend him always
Positive experience
Dr. Carter is the Best! I trust him so much and told him so. He always listens to me and tries to figure out what is wrong with me.
Broke arm - Dr. Carter was very helpful.
Always have good experience with Dr. Carter. Always very helpful and very friendly. I think he is a very good doctor.
Very good.
Denny Carter went above and beyond to get to the bottom of my child's pain.
Dr Carter is always friendly and caring. He remembers the specifics of your patient history and establishes that personal care relationship.
I saw Dr. Carter for an Achilles' tendon injury. I have a lot of confidence in his ability and appreciate very much the treatment I have received from him.
Extremely satisfied with Dr Carter and Team throughout whole process of full hip replacement, including time prior to surgery when condition was identified and option for replacement was explained.
I was very happy, he is definitely a great physician, thank you
Excellent Experience
All Very Professional
Dr Carter is very knowledgeable and listens to all of your concerns.
He listens well, explains my issues and what can be done.
Very pleased with everyone we came in contact with and the care we received.
Wouldn't go anywhere else


Denny A. Carter, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and joint replacement. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has an additional subspecialty certificate in sports medicine issued by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Carter is credentialed for Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery procedures and has been performing robotic-arm assisted surgery for more than a decade.

Dr. Carter grew up in Georgia with a love of sports and the outdoors. He was a National Merit Scholar and earned a full academic scholarship to Mississippi State University, graduating summa cum laude in biochemistry and molecular biology. He then attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he finished with a 4.0 grade point average. He completed a surgical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina before undergoing orthopaedic surgery residency training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. At LSU, he gained valuable experience in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Charity Hospital in New Orleans.

Dr. Carter joined Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery in 2003. Dr. Carter has been heavily involved in bringing new technology to Southeast Georgia Health System, including computer-assisted knee replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, and robotic-arm assisted partial knee replacement, total knee replacement and total hip replacement. Dr. Carter has served as a team physician for Brunswick High School and Frederica Academy. He has worked with the Health System’s outstanding team of athletic trainers, physician assistants, nurses and doctors in developing a comprehensive sports medicine program for athletes in Glynn, Camden and McIntosh counties. He has served continuously as the medical director of Outpatient Rehabilitation since 2005. He has served as chief of the Department of Surgery at the Brunswick Campus and is currently serving as the chief of the medical staff. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and the Georgia Orthopaedic Society.

Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, has three convenient locations. Dr. Carter sees patients at the Brunswick and St. Simons Island locations.

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Southeast Georgia Health System-Camden Campus


Augusta University, Augusta, GA


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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

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Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology Part 1: Knee Replacement

Arthritis is the nation’s most common cause of disability, but thanks to advancements in robotic surgery techniques, people suffering from arthritis can consider a knee replacement without the extended downtime or increased risk of traditional surgery. Denny A. Carter, M.D., and Beau Sasser, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, a strategic affiliate of the Health System, discuss Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology in this webinar.


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