Dr. Jennifer Garst, MD

Dr. Jennifer Garst, MD

Medical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Jennifer Garst, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in medical oncology, internal medicine, and more.

3404 Wake Forest Rd

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 862-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garst performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Garst's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garst "Comprehensive, multidisciplinary lung cancer care in the boutique Duke Raleigh Cancer Center coordinated by a personal lung cancer care patient Navigator. I am a lung cancer patient advocate and believe in personalized, compassionate care for the patient with lung cancer and their family."

4  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Thoracic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Biphasic Mesothelioma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Epithelioid Mesothelioma
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Mesothelioma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Mesothelioma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Texas Southwestern
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Texas Southwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for Compassionate care, 2006
  • Triagle Health Care Hero, 2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Garst has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garst's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garst to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Garst's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

She made very important decisions and pushed her agenda with not having all the facts, admitted by her in our initial consultation. I warned her that my partner had huge issues dealing with the chemo he received at another hospital. She stated she was unaware that he had received any chemo. She...more
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Ok bein I not permitted enough characters to explain all the wrong doings by dr garst and her assitant let me say this I am 4yr stage4 lung cancer survivor from Texas she ordered a emergency pet scan 1 week prior to ct scans that were all ready scheduled scared crap outta my wife family and me they...more
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Dr. Garst cared for my grandfather in Wilmington NC when he was diagnosed with metastatic cancer. She was the most caring doctor. We never felt rushed when asking her questions. She was so down to earth and her smile lights up the room. Dr. Garst is one of the finest examples of a Physician I...more
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