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UC Davis Vascular Center

John G. Carson, M.D. View profile as PDF

John G. Carson

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Carson believes in complete, patient centered care for treatment and education of complex vascular disorders. Lifestyle modification and family teaching are an integral part of therapy goals.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Carson specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery, including treatment of carotid disease, complex aortic pathologies, and peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Carson also specializes in minimally invasive treatment of complex venous disorders. He has extensive training in angioplasty and stenting of mesenteric and peripheral vessels and endovascular treatment of complex aortic aneurysmal disease. Dr. Carson?s research interests include; pathology of carotid artery disease, predictability of carotid plaque venerability based on current imaging modalities, and comparison of current therapy outcomes with various treatment techniques and modalities. Other interests include resident and medical student education and surgical skills training using simulation and models.


Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular, Vascular and Endovascular Care



Vascular Surgery
UC Davis Medical Group, Roseville


Vascular Surgery Clinic
UC Davis Medical Group, Roseville

Center/Program Affiliation:


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Vascular Surgery
4860 Y St., Suite 3400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-3800

UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville (Douglas Boulevard)
2261 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-783-7109

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., F.A.C.S., University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2002
B.S., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1996


University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, 2002


University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, 2003


University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2007

Board Certifications:

American Board of Surgery, 2008
American Board of Surgery - Vascular Surgery, 2010

Professional Memberships:

American College of Surgeons
Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society
Society for Vascular Surgery
To see if John G. Carson is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).