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Michele Carpenter, MD

Specialty
  • General Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Breast Surgery
Languages
English
Primary Address | Office Details

1010 West La Veta Avenue

Suite 475

Orange, CA 92868

Phone: (714) 565-0166

Fax: (714) 541-8036

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
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  • Meet The Provider
    Biography
    Dr. Michele Carpenter has dedicated her professional practice entirely to breast cancer diagnosis and care.

    Dr. Carpenter earned her M.D. from Georgetown University. After General Surgery residency at Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA, she spent one year aboard the USS Acadia as the Chief Medical Officer and served in the US Navy for 10 years. She then worked for Scripps Clinic Medical Group for 11 years where she was the Breast Program director. She was also a Clinical Instructor and Lecturer for the BCEDP Proficiency in Breast Examination Course for California Department of Health Services, and a Clinical Advisor and Consultant for Clinical Breast Protocols for the Cancer Detection Section of California Department of Health Services, and a Board Member of the American Cancer Society Breast Health Initiative Team. She has continued her association with San Diego breast care with her role as the Medical Director of the LBL Breast Cancer Support Group. She has also been president of San Diego Society of General Surgeons and San Diego Surgical Society. She continues to be a reviewer and a member of the Ultrasound Committee for the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and has coauthored and participated as the principle investigator for several studies in IORT for breast cancer and cooperative group trials at the center.

    She is currently the Program Director for the Breast Program at St. Joseph’s Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment in Orange, California. She is Immediate Past Chief of Staff. She has been Chief of the General Surgery Section and Surgery Department Chair as well as Credentials Chair and OR Committee Chairperson and Chief of Staff at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange.
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • General Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    • Breast Surgery
    Other Specialties Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest

    Breast Surgery

    Education
    Education & Training
    • University if Scranton - 1979
    • Medical School
      Georgetown University - 1983
    • Residency
      Naval Hospital San Diego - 1989
 
  • Primary Location

Regents of the University of California - Orange

  • Address
    1010 West La Veta Avenue, Suite 475,
    Orange, CA 92868
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  • Phone
    (714) 565-0166
    Fax
    (714) 541-8036
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon - Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fri 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Website Information
http://www.mcarpentermd.com/