Wallace Carter, M.D.
Emergency Medicine
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Wallace Carter, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Emergency Medicine


Dr. Wallace Carter is a professor of clinical emergency medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.  He is also Vice Chair of Clinical and Faculty Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Carter received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies in 1986.  He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.  Following his residency, Dr. Carter completed an internship in internal medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY, and an internship in surgery at Bridgeport Hospital in Connecticut.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Carter has trained more than three hundred emergency physicians and continues to mentor his graduates many of whom have gone on to prestigious positions.

He currently leads operational, patient experience and quality improvement initiatives within the Department of Emergency Medicine; collaborates with ED nursing leadership, physicians and advanced practice providers to ensure the delivery of high-quality emergency care; and oversees all faculty compliance for the Department.

Dr. Carter is board certified in emergency medicine. He practices at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center and NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Physician (Emergency Medicine) - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Education and Training

  • M.D., Ross University School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine (Dominica, WI), 1986


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported