Dr. Rachel McCarter has been practicing obstetrics and gynecology for 10 years. She originally called eastern North Carolina home and she practiced there for 10 years where she had the pleasure of caring for the people she grew up around. She was an active member of her church and many civic organizations. Most recently she served her local hospital as the Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology for three years and the Chief of Staff for the last year at her local hospital.
She received her undergraduate training at East Carolina University where she obtained a BS in Biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude and was member of the Alpha Epilson Delta Society and was marshall for two years. She received her medical training at East Carolina Brody School of Medicine where she was a Brody Scholar for four years. She then attended Cabell Huntington Hospital for an obstetrics and gynecology residency where she was named “Most Outstanding Resident” during the course of her training.
Dr. McCarter has enjoyed practicing many aspects of obstetrics and gynecology. In her previous practice, she did normal and high risk obstetrics, taking a particular interest in diabetes and pregnancy. She also is proficient in many different vaginal repair procedures and in vaginal surgery as well as minimally invasive procedures. However, her particular area of interest is in Metabolic syndrome and Polycystic syndrome and the far-reaching effects these disease states can have on a women’s health. This is a rapidly growing field of research and obgyns are in the position to make a positive impact in the health of women who have these disorders.
Dr. McCarter is married and is the mother of four children, ages 8-14. Since they are all boys, she spends quite a bit of time at a variety of sporting events. Her husband is in the physical therapy field and is excited to be beginning a new career in Fredericksburg. Dr. McCarter and her family are looking forward to starting a new life in the Fredericksburg area and to establish new friendships and ties to the community.
Meet Dr. Rachel McCarter
Meet Dr. Rachel McCarter, Women’s Health and Surgery Center physician.
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