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Carson Close, PA-C

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South Ogden Family Medicine | Ogden Clinic
5740 Crestwood Dr Ogden, UT 84405
801-479-7771

Specialties

Board Certifications

National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Utah Academy of Physician Assistants (UAPA)

Procedures / Treatments

  • Abscess Draining Ogden Clinic physicians diagnose and treat abscesses often, usually through draining the sore. Abscesses are not difficult to drain but should be drained professionally. Schedule an appointment today if you have a sore larger than 1 cm or if it continues to grow.
  • Asthma Management Asthma management will involve taking your prescribed medication as directed by your Ogden Clinic physician and avoiding known asthma triggers
  • Cholesterol Management A treatment plan designed by a healthcare provider to lower a patient’s cholesterol level. A plan includes recommendations for improved lifestyle, diet, weight, and physical activity. Other risk factors are also assessed that can affect a patient’s cholesterol level. In some cases, cholesterol-lowering medications may also provide additional benefit to managing a healthy cholesterol level. Cholesterol management also involves decreasing the LDL cholesterol (“bad” cholesterol) and making sure HDL (“good” cholesterol) is at recommended levels. Patients and healthcare professionals work together to help improve and maintain heart health and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  • Congestive Heart Failure Congestive heart failure occurs when the heart does not pump enough oxygen to meet the body’s needs. When the heart’s pumping power decreases it can cause fatigue, shortness of breath, swelling, and other symptoms. Experts at Ogden Clinic are trained to diagnose and manage congestive heart failure.
  • Contraception Contraception or birth control is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy. These methods include IUD, Nexplanon, birth control pills, vaginal rings or injections.
  • Diabetes Treatments related to diabetes and how the body handles blood sugar.
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG) Test EKG testing is used to check the heart’s electrical activity. The test can help determine the cause of unexplained chest pain or pressure, diagnose diseases, or check the heart health of patients with existing heart conditions.
  • Ingrown Toenail Our providers can address ingrown toenails that are infected or painful.
  • Intravenous Therapy Intravenous (within-vein) is the fastest way to deliver medications throughout the body. This method is used to correct electrolyte imbalances, perform blood transfusion, or as fluid replacement for dehydration.
  • Laceration Repair Minor skin wounds such as animal bites and deep punctures can be repaired in-office. Depending on the nature/size of the laceration, our professionals will use sutures, staples, or tissue adhesives in an outpatient setting.
  • Mental Health Mental health disorders including depression and anxiety can be improved with cognitive-behavioral therapy, relaxation techniques, lifestyle coaching, and closely-monitored medication to regulate serotonin in the brain.
  • Mole Biopsy Suspicious moles should be evaluated by a medical professional who can determine if they are cancerous. During mole biopsy, all or part of the mole is removed for laboratory analysis.
  • Spirometry Test Spirometry is a test used to measure the amount of air inhaled and exhaled. This test is used to assess how well the lungs are functioning.
  • Wart Removal Painful or embarrassing warts can be removed several ways. We perform cryotherapy, chemical peels, or even minor surgery to remove warts. Medication is also effective depending on the size and type of wart.
  • Women’s Health and Wellness Women’s healthcare addresses conditions that affect a woman’s physical and emotional well-being. This includes:
    • Preventive care: Pap smears, breast and pelvic exams
    • Sexual health: Family planning, and reproductive exams, screenings and treatments
    • Heavy or irregular periods
    • Treatment of yeast infections, urinary tract infections, and other gynecological issues

Education

Primary Care Transformation Fellowship
Duke University – 2021

Master of Physician Assistant Studies
University of South Alabama – 2015

B.S. Athletic Therapy
Weber State University – 2012

Experience

Ogden Clinic – Physician Assistant
Ogden, Utah – 2021 to Present

Rural Health Group, Associate Medical Director and Physician Assistant
Norlina, North Carolina – 2017 to 2021

Interests

Carson Close earned his undergraduate degree in Ogden and is happy to return to the area. He received his medical training from University of South Alabama and completed a Primary Care Transformation Fellowship at Duke University afterward. Some of his clinical interests are sports medicine and orthopedic care. Coming from a rural family?practice in North Carolina, Carson loves getting to know his patients and their families and treating everyone from pediatrics to geriatrics. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with my family, watching or playing basketball, playing disc golf and pickle ball. He began skiing in North Carolina and has brought that passion to the Utah slopes.

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South Ogden Family Medicine | Ogden Clinic
5740 Crestwood Dr Ogden, UT 84405
801-479-7771


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Note: Department hours listed below. Individual provider hours may vary.
  • Monday8:00a 8:00p
  • Tuesday8:00a 8:00p
  • Wednesday8:00a 8:00p
  • Thursday8:00a 8:00p
  • Friday8:00a 8:00p
  • Saturday9:00a 2:00p
  • Sundayclosed