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John R. Carter, MD

Dr. John R. Carter, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Accepting new patients

Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations



  • Medical School : LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Internship: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine
  • Residency: LSUHSC Shreveport School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
Healthy Blue
People's Health

Conditions Treated

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Yeast Infections
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Female Infertility
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Syphilis Infections
Ovarian Cysts
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Uterine Fibroids
Gynecologic Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
Vaginal Prolapse
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
High Risk Pregnancy
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Uterine Prolapse
Symptomatic Menopause
Chronic Pelvic Pain
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders

Procedures Performed

Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Pap Smear
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures
Birth Control including IUD, Nexplanon, Pills, and other
BRCA Genetic Testing
Breast Exam
Endometrial Ablation
Family Planning Services
Gynecological Examination
Hysterectomy - Vaginal
Hysterectomy - Open
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Pelvic Exams
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Biopsy
Thyroid Screening
Vaccinations During Pregnancy
Wellness Examination
Normal Vaginal Delivery
Word Catheter Placement
Saline-Infused Sonogram
Osteoporosis Screening
Tubal Ligation
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