Anthony M. Carrato, M.D., earned his doctorate in medicine from the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. His postgraduate work includes surgical training at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Surgery.

Prior to earning his medical degree, Dr. Carrato had graduated from MMI Preparatory School in Freeland, and had earned his bachelor of science degree from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Carrato has been an active staff member of both the Hazleton General Hospital and the Hazleton-Saint Joseph Medical Center since 1996. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Hazleton General Hospital and was Chief of Surgery for the Hazleton-Saint Joseph Medical Center from 1998 to 2001.

Dr. Carrato is certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery, the American College of Surgeons for Stereotactic Breast Biopsies and by the University of Pennsylvania for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsies for Breast Cancer and Melanoma. He also is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons.

Dr. Carrato's society memberships include the American College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Luzerne County Medical Society, the Knights of Columbus, and the Lion's Club International.

Dr. Carrato resides in Hazleton with his wife Carmine and their children Angela, Anthony, Maria, Dana and Nicholas.

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