Dr. Russell P. Carter Sr.

Health Care

Dr. Russell P. Carter Sr. was one of the first modern physicians in Manteca. He joined Dr. Robert C. Winters in private practice in 1955. In his early days, he was on the staff of four area hospitals.

Dr. Carter also was one of the founding physicians of Manteca Hospital, the predecessor to Doctors Hospital of Manteca. He was a family practice specialist with various specialties. During his practice, he delivered 1,500 babies and treated over 10,000 families in Manteca.

He was team physician for Manteca High and served on the Manteca Unified School District board. He was active in Manteca Kiwanis, American Legion, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Masons, and the Scottish Rite Bodies