Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD

Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD

Hematology & OncologyFemale

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(786) 373-3436

Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Davie, FL. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Baptist Hospital Of Miami and Miami Cancer Institute. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Carcas to book an appointment.

Locations

Miami Cancer Institute

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(786) 373-3436
Miami Cancer Institute4741 South Unviersity Drive Davie, FL 33328
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Practice

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(786) 373-3436
12472 West Sunrise Blvd Sunrise, FL 33323
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At a Glance

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Carcas' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Carcas

4.8

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Wonderful dr. Very thorough, patient, compassionate and kind. Also, very informative.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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ONA SMOLLER – Jun 17, 2021
Well worse experience of trying to get an appointment, after a week of emails, calls and sending paper work, i am told she can't she me she no longer specializes in Hematology. Wow I am blown away, what a staff she has. M
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
What could be improved
No results
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Melinda Sands – Mar 03, 2021
Hello Melinda, we truly value your feedback and...Read More
Dr Carcas always takes her time to talk to you. She cares and doesn’t rush. Wonderful Dr and person.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
No results
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Patricia Driscoll – Aug 06, 2020
Hello Patricia, thank you for your kinds words...Read More
I've had a good experience with Dr. Carcas. She's very thorough & even calls me after hours if needed. She's a patient first Doctor which is hard to find nowadays.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Jennifer – Jul 09, 2019
Hello Jennifer, thank you for the compliment....Read More
Dr Carcas treated my sister's cancer with excellent care and treatment plan. I would strongly advise and recommend her and her great staff to any woman dealing with Breast cancer.
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
2 people found this helpful
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Sunrise, FL – Apr 18, 2019
Dr. Carcas is one of the most caring and honest individuals that I have ever met. She genuinely cares and demonstrates her knowledge and most wonderful humanity at all times. I can never thank her enough for her expertise and kind heart. I love her. Ode
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
1 person found this helpful
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Odessa Perler in Plantation – Apr 09, 2019
Hello Odessa, thank you for the compliment. Your...Read More
Doctor Carcas is professional, kind, knowledgeable, trustworthy, caring, resourceful and dependable. She's a terrific listener who takes the necessary time to explain difficult concepts so they're easy to understand without condescension. She surrounds herself with staff that share the same qualities and who are the best at what they do. Having cancer treatment has been the hardest thing I've ever done, but Dr. Carcas and her staff have gone out of their way to make sure I receive the best care.
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
2 people found this helpful
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Jeanne in Plantation, FL – Apr 06, 2019
Hello Jeanne, thank you for trusting us with your...Read More
Just simply the best!
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
1 person found this helpful
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Davie, FL – Mar 12, 2019
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Loved her. She is caring and listens.
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 17, 2019
She's been on multiple TV shows, radio stations, and for good reason. She's the best. I love my Doctor!
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
1 person found this helpful
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Sarah in PLANTATION, FL – Oct 18, 2018
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Dr. Carcas is a superstar. She is compassionate, caring and knows her stuff. She will be my doctor for life.
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
5 people found this helpful
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Apr 26, 2018
My care with Dr. Carcas has been amazing. She is extremely caring about her patients. Baptist is a great organization.
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
5 people found this helpful
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Apr 26, 2018
I'm so happy with Dr. Carcas. She came highly recommended from my surgeon and she has exceeded those expectations in many ways.
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
5 people found this helpful
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Plantation, FL – Apr 09, 2018
Dr. Carcas recently transitioned from a local practice to Baptist Health. Throughout the process, she has continued to be extremely professional and courteous throughout my journey with cancer.
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
5 people found this helpful
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Betty – Mar 22, 2018
Dr. Carcas not only attended to my medical situation but she took the time and personal interest to get to know me and my family which was/is one of the most important factors in the healing process for cancer patients. Because of Dr. Carcas and the team of doctors that she referred me to, my cancer treatments were easy and stress free. I did not miss a day of work. I cannot express my gratitude enough to Dr. Carcas for all she does for her patients and their families. Best oncologist in SoFlo!
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
8 people found this helpful
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ft lauderdale, fl – Oct 20, 2017
Never found or seen a better Oncologist than her. I left a large hospital group just to see her. Truly authentic, & knowledgeable. Her treatment plan for me worked out great. Thank you Dr. C.!!
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
4 people found this helpful
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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Jul 20, 2017
I am very happy a friend referred me to Dr. Carcas. Other oncologist in the area seemed "rushed" and not as engaged as she is. She has helped me better understand my disease and all my options.
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
3 people found this helpful
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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Apr 04, 2017
Dr. Carcas is a very caring, competent physician. She made me feel so comfortable as a new patient. She is so compassionate. I would recommend her to anyone looking for an oncologist. As a cancer patient, I could not recommend anyone more highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Phyllis A. in Tamarac, FL – Feb 20, 2017
She is a very personable and gives you all the time you need to answer your questions and actually takes the time to talk to you on the phone.
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
2 people found this helpful
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Christine in Pompano Beach, FL – Jan 17, 2017
A wonderful doctor who helped my wife enormously with her compassion, skills and friendship. Fully compliments the brilliant Doctor Tan Chiu at Florida Cancer Care to ensure the very best and outstanding care.
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
2 people found this helpful
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Peter in Parkland, FL – Dec 31, 2016

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Carcas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carcas treats Breast Cancer more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Carcas treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
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Secondary Malignancies
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carcas treats Secondary Malignancies more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Carcas treats this condition more than 81% of her peers

Erythropoietin Test
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carcas performs Erythropoietin Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Carcas performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Carcas' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Evaluation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Exam
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Erythropoietin Test
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Genetic Testing
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hemophilia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer

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(786) 373-3436

Dr. Carcas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Dimension Health
Dimension Health POS
Dimension Health PPO
Worker's Compensation
Dimension International
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Global Excel Insurance
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicare HMO
Medicaid
Medicare
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP)
Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) HMO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

About Me

Biography

Lauren Carcas, M.D., is a medical oncologist who specializes in breast cancer. She serves as a patient's primary cancer care physician, diagnosing and...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Education

Hematology-Oncology, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.
Fellowship Hospital
Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla., Served as Chief Resident
Residency Hospital
2001
Samford University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (786) 373-3436.

Does Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Carcas' profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Carcas frequently treats Breast Cancer, Secondary Malignancies, and Erythropoietin Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Carcas treats.

Where is Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD's office located?

Dr. Carcas' office is located at 4741 South Unviersity Drive, Davie, FL 33328. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD speak?

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

Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Baptist Hospital Of Miami

Miami, FL

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

Miami Cancer Institute

Miami, FL

South Miami Hospital

South Miami, FL

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

Westside Regional Medical Center

Plantation, FL

60% Patient Experience Rating, 9% lower than the national average

2 Awards Received