Sam Carter, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He earned his bachelor’s degree and medical degree from the University of Louisville. In 2008, Dr. Carter completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at the University of Louisville. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Orthopedic Research of Virginia, in Richmond. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and holds subspecialty certification in sports medicine. In addition to sports medicine, Dr. Carter has special interests in ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration, partial knee replacement, patellar realignment and arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle.
Dr. Carter believes in a patient-centered approach to orthopedic care. He maintains relationships with other physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers so that he can provide a team approach to care.
Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Carter also serves the community through his volunteer work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana. As a big brother, he serves as a role model for a child who needs the support of a one-on-one adult relationship in order to reach his/her full potential. Dr. Carter enjoys playing basketball, street hockey, flag football, golf and running. He also likes to travel, play the guitar and spend time with his wife.
9880 Angies Way Suite 250
Norton Medical Plaza II
Louisville, KY 40241