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Michele Carpenter, MD

  • Breast Surgery
Primary Address | Office Details
Regents of the University of California - Orange
1010 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 475

Orange, CA 92868

Phone: (714) 565-0166

Fax: (714) 541-8036

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Joseph
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  • Meet The Provider
    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
    • Breast Surgery
    Other Specialties Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest
    Breast Surgery
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery, Surgery

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

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna HMO - Select
    • Health Net HMO
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • Oscar EPO
    • Providence Medicare Advantage
    • SCAN Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross
  • 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
    (714) 541-8036
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon - Thurs 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Fri 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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