Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD

Medical OncologyMaleAge 58

Dr. Encarnacion
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Texas Oncology

400 N Brown St Hamilton, TX 76531

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(254) 755-4460

Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in Hamilton, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ascension Providence and Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Encarnacion to book an appointment.

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Dr. Encarnacion is affiliated with Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest Waco, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Encarnacion's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pancytopenia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Encarnacion treats Pancytopenia more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Encarnacion treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Anemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Encarnacion treats Anemia more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Encarnacion treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Bleeding Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Encarnacion treats Bleeding Disorders more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Encarnacion treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Encarnacion's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hemophilia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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Dr. Encarnacion accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Encarnacion's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Encarnacion

4.5

Based on 16 ratings

5 Stars
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(14)
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (13)
  • Explained conditions well (13)
  • Listened & answered questions (13)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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All my visits have been pleasant. Dr. E. is friendly but also business like. He is very direct , objective, thorough, & positive. He has an easy go manner, but waste no time. I have much confidence in him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bobbie Pendleton – Feb 28, 2021
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Dr Encarnacion is a compassionate physician. His knowledge in his specialty area is commendable. He does not appear rushed and takes time to explain medical material and make it understandable to non medical individuals. I am glad he is my cancer doctor
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 27, 2021
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I am extremely pleased w/ the treatment & care I have received from Texas Oncology & Dr. E.!!! They & the entire staff have been very pleasant, communicative, & thorough w/ me! I am one of the very fortunate to have been told I am in remission! I definitely recommend them! Thank you Dr. E & Texas Oncology!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tom K – Feb 27, 2021
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I’ve been seeing Dr Encarnacion for 5 years now, he has always been willing to talk to me for as long as needed. Never in a hurry. Tells me everything I need to know, holds nothing back.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Colleen Haley – Feb 05, 2021
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Dr. E is very professional and knowledgeable. He is the best by far. Thank you
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Wanda Blair – Jan 18, 2021
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6 mon. checkup. Dr. E. was very encouraging and informative as I am nearing the 5 year mark after cancer. He completely explained possible medication. Took his time to answer questions and etc.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jan 09, 2021
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Open dialog and easy communication.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sharron Forbes-Davis – Jan 09, 2021
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Dr. Encarnacion was very thorough and kind as he reported the results of my recent scans and reports. He took the time to explain and answer all my questions and concerns.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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STEVEN HIRSCHTRITT – Jan 09, 2021
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DR.E has been my Dr. since 2017. Very easy to talk to. Listens. Did not talk down to me. Personable. My husband likes him too.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 24, 2019
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Misdiagnosed Very rude Thanks very highly of himself
What went well
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What could be improved
No results
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Mar 18, 2019
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are steadfast in our commitment to our core mission: to bring hope and a better quality of life to our patients. Every patient who entrusts their care to us is unique, and every fight, critical.

Biography

Texas Oncology is an independent private practice with more than 500 physicians and 210 locations across the state. Meeting the oncology needs of Texans...Read more

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1993
U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1989
San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1987
San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Encarnacion has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Encarnacion frequently treats Pancytopenia, Anemia, and Bleeding Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Encarnacion treats.

Where is Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD's office located?

Dr. Encarnacion's office is located at 400 N Brown St, Hamilton, TX 76531. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Carlos Encarnacion, MD speak?

Dr. Encarnacion speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Texas Oncology

Hamilton400 N Brown St Hamilton, TX 76531
1
Waco1700 W State Highway 6 Waco, TX 76712
2
Horizon Circle6520 Horizon Cir Waco, TX 76712
3
Clifton201 S Avenue T Clifton, TX 76634
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Encarnacion is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ascension Providence

Waco, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Hillcrest

Waco, TX

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received