Teralyn Carter, MD, FACS

4.97 out of 5 (78 ratings, 28 reviews)
Ratings and Reviews


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Breast Surgeon

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery - General)

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Education & Training

Medical SchoolDuke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
InternshipGeneral Surgery - University of Colorado, Denver, CO
ResidencyGeneral Surgery - University of Colorado, Denver, CO
FellowshipBreast Surgical Oncology - Emory University, Atlanta, GA


Liu B, Goode AP, Carter TE, Utturkar GM, Huebner JL, Taylor DC, Moorman CT 3rd, Garrett WE, Kraus VB, Guilak F, DeFrate LE, McNulty AL. “Matrix metalloproteinase activity and prostaglandin E2 are elevated in the synovial fluid of meniscus tear patients” Connect Tissue Res; 2017 May-July; 58(3-4): 305-316

Carter, T E.; Taylor, K A; Spritzer, C E.; Uttukar, G M; Taylor, D C.; Garrett, W E.; Moorman, C T.; Guilak, F; McNulty, A. L. DeFrate, L E. “In vivo cartilage strain increases following medial meniscal tear and correlates with synovial fluid matrix metalloproteinase activity” Journal of Biomechanics; 2015 Jun 1; 48(8): 1461-8

Ratings and Reviews

Ratings and reviews come from patient responses to health care provider-related questions on the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CG-CAHPS) Patient Experience Survey that Cooper sends to patients after outpatient office visits.  Learn more about our survey and how ratings are calculated >>

Overall Rating

4.97 out of 5 (78 ratings, 28 reviews)
Dec 12, 2023
Timely and attentive care by all
Dec 12, 2023
It was a very good experience, I came to the office very stressed and worried, when I left I was more at ease and more positive, thanks to Dr. Carter and the rest of the staff
Dec 12, 2023
Everyone was pleasant and kind
Nov 12, 2023
The receptionists fo check in and checkout were excellent. The nurse and Doctor Carter were awesome explained our next steps in great detail . Very satisfied with the care team .
Nov 12, 2023
Dr. Carter is always pleasant, professional & encouraging while supporting me on this journey.
Oct 12, 2023
Dr. Carter explains complicated health issues very well. She displays genuine concern. She is compassionate about my emotional health as I am dealing with my health issues. I completely trust her with my well-being.
Oct 12, 2023
It's was good
Oct 12, 2023
Quite a pleasant and reassuring experience. Very informative and useful information
Sep 12, 2023
Dr. Carter always listens & never makes me feel that I'm being rushed out of the appt. She is always helpful & explain everything thoroughly. She is awesome.
Sep 12, 2023
There weren't any delays so I didn't answer the first question