Michael Carpenter MD is originally from Missouri and has been a general surgeon in Covington for more than 25 years. He earned a medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Carpenter earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri but quickly discovered his true passion was in the healthcare field and enrolled in medical school while still in Missouri. Dr. Carpenter then moved to south east Louisiana where he completed his residency at Tulane University affiliated hospitals in New Orleans, LA., in 1994.
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, Louisiana State Medical Society, St. Tammany Parish Medical Society and Tulane Surgical Society.