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Mary Ella Carter, MD FACS, LLC

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Happy Spring!

Is it too early to say “Happy Spring”? We have been so envious these past few days as our patients tell us about record-high temperatures and gleeful spring outings. The Carter Crew made sure to fill our weekend hiking with our furry friends, biking to Old Town Alexandria for a quick bite, and relaxing outside […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! This time of year reminds us the importance of love. In Dr. Carter’s office, we constantly see love in our patients and through the actions of their friends and family. We see love in little moments, such as when a daughter holds her mother’s hand during a treatment, and in tough times, […]

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Happy February!

We are so happy it’s February! Tomorrow on Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil will let us know if we have six more weeks of winter or an early spring. While we are looking forward to longer days and the sweet smell of spring, the Carter Crew is holding out for one more snowfall. We are lucky […]

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Happy Martin Luther King Day!

On Monday, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King’s courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility, and service continue to teach all Americans the power of nonviolence, forgiveness, and love. Today, these principles could not be more important. Celebrating this vision, we believe that all people have something valuable to contribute to strengthening our […]

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Happy New Year!

The Holidays might be almost over, but the good mood at Dr. Carter’s office is definitely not! For the Carter Crew, it is time to start off the New Year with some new resolutions, professional goals, and achievements. As the temperatures keep falling, we hope that our patients are staying warm and enjoying the remainder […]

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Happy Holidays!

The Carter Crew loves this time of year! Our office is decorated with Christmas lights and a Hanukkah Menorah, the waiting room smells of evergreen ferns, and Rod Stewart’s Holiday album is on repeat. However, sharing this time of year with all of our patients is the most special. It has been our pleasure to […]

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Welcome Back, Megan!

We are delighted to have Megan back with us over the holidays! Megan is currently in her first year of studies to become a physician assistant at Barry University in Miami, Florida. We could not be more proud of Megan for excelling on all 47 of her exams this semester and for the remarkable enthusiasm […]

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We will miss you so much, Caitlin!

We are so proud of Caitlin for her acceptance to GW Nursing School! We are confident that Caitlin will excel as she studies to become a Nurse Practitioner. Caitlin has shown unmatched compassion and attention to detail, and she will be greatly missed in Dr. Carter’s office! Good Luck!

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Kristen Suzich Volunteers with Project Homeless Connect

We are so proud of our medical assistant alumni, Kristen Suzich, for her work with Project Homeless Connect. As a third-year medical student at the University of Maryland, Kristen was able to volunteer during her Ophthalmology Rotation with Project Homeless Connect to help families and individuals facing homelessness receive medical exams and screenings. Beaming with […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

This year we would like to thank all of our patients, friends, and family members. We are so grateful to all of you! This year we are also thankful for the many opportunities our office and staff have been given. Dr. Carter and Swathi had the amazing experience of volunteering their surgical skills in Dakar, […]

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