Carter Wallace Mitchell, MD Carter Wallace Mitchell, MD

Carter Wallace Mitchell, MD

About

Dr. Mitchell is the chief of Sports Medicine, a member of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute, and an Orthepaedic Surgeon at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in arthroscopy and treats all types of sports injuries, including injuries to the shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle, and foot. Dr. Mitchell has specific training in the treatment of cartilage defects of the knee with articular cartilage implantation and meniscal transplantation. In addition, he performs total joint replacement surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee.
Dr. Mitchell has a specific interest in the throwing athlete and has published on UCL reconstruction with Dr. James Andrews. Additionally, he has conducted biomechanical research on meniscal repair.
A native of Bethesda, Maryland, Dr. Mitchell graduated from St. Albans school. He attended Brown University and graduated with a degree in Law and Public Policy in 1997. He then conducted basic science research at the National Institutes of Health for a year before attending the Georgetown University School of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Mitchell continued at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital for both his general surgery internship and his orthopaedic residency. After completing his orthopaedic training, Dr. Mitchell moved to Birmingham, Alabama to do a fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine with Dr. James Andrews at the American Sports Medicine Institute.
Currently, Dr. Mitchell serves as a team physician for D.C. United and Sherwood High School in Olney, Maryland.
Dr. Mitchell is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. He has been a team physician for the University of Alabama, the University of West Alabama, and the Birmingham Barons AA baseball team.

Credentials

Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Education
  • Residency Program MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - 2007
  • Fellowship Program American Sports Medicine Institute - 2008
  • Internship Program MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - 2003
  • Medical School Georgetown University School of Medicine - 2002

Locations

18109 Prince Philip Drive, Suite 325 Olney, MD, 20832
Phone: 301-774-8958
5454 Wisconsin Avenue, 11th Floor Chevy Chase, MD, 20815
Phone: 301-215-9423

Videos

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Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus