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Robert P. Carson MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
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  • 58 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Pediatric Neurology



  • Doctor of Philosophy - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2005
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2006
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2010
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2011

Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2013

Patient Comments

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Dr Carson was awesome
April 11, 2023
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He's the best!
March 9, 2023
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Dr. Carson and the resident were both incredible!
February 3, 2023
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*Dr. Carson took his time, explained everything and made sure I understood he asked me several times if I had any questions.
January 26, 2023
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Our son was nervous about his apt and Dr. Carson talked to him and kept him laughing the whole time. He included him in on the decision making which really helped him feel more at ease.
December 30, 2022
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Very good
October 18, 2022
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Dr Carson really took his time with us and answered all of our question in detail.
October 16, 2022
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Loved Dr. Carson!!!!!
September 23, 2022
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*Dr. Carson is fantastic. Did a great job of explaining issues.
August 31, 2022
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