Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD

Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD

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Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
39 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD is a hematology specialist in Davie, FL and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read her story

Miami Cancer Institute

4741 S University Dr

Davie, FL 33328
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Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
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more than 71% of peers
Cancer
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more than 32% of peers
Breast Cancer
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more than 22% of peers

Dr. Carcas'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.

Dr. Carcas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Carcas "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 staging the disease as well as treating it using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapy. She monitors a patient’s progress, provides supportive care and coordinates treatment provided by other specialists. Dr. Carcas also has extensive training and research experience in the management of other solid malignancies, including lung, colorectal, prostate, bladder, kidney, skin and pancreas, as well as both malignant and benign hematologic conditions. She has conducted numerous clinical trials, most notably in breast cancer, to improve care and outcomes for cancer patients. She has published her clinical results in medical journals and presented at symposiums. She is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology and American College of Physicians. She is fluent in English and Spanish. "
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3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

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

27  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Exam
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Genetic Testing
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • Samford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Jackson Mem Hosp-U Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Jackson Mem Hosp-U Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carcas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carcas' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carcas to family and friends
25 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Carcas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Carcas is a superstar. She is compassionate, caring and knows her stuff. She will be my doctor for life.
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My care with Dr. Carcas has been amazing. She is extremely caring about her patients. Baptist is a great organization.
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I'm so happy with Dr. Carcas. She came highly recommended from my surgeon and she has exceeded those expectations in many ways.
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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.
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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...more
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