Laurie L. Carr, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Laurie L. Carr, MD, is an oncologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Carr is in the Division of Oncology and Department of Medicine. Associate Professor Department of Medicine Division of Oncology, Cancer Center 5280 Top Doctors 2021 (6th year) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (6th year) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 148 Patient Ratings 42 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Cancer Care Department of Medicine Division of Oncology Lung Cancer Center Specialties & Conditions GI Malignancies Lung Cancer Research Areas Cancer Related Clinical Trials Can Pembrolizumab (MK3475) with SBRT Treatment Stop or Slow Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer? Special Interests Research Interests My research interest is centered on clinical trials of novel therapies for lung cancer, including targeted agents to improve personalized cancer treatment. See More View Publications News & Videos National Jewish Health Physicians Recognized for Excellence Education Education 2000 University of Iowa College of Medicine, MD 1996 University of Iowa, BS, Microbiology Residency 2000 - 2003 University of Texas Southwestern, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2003 - 2006 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/University of Washington, Medical Oncology Board Certification Internal Medicine Medical Oncology Professional Memberships American Society of Clinical Oncology Academic Affiliations University of Colorado Medical Oncology Division Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Confidence in your doctor 4.9 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.8 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 *Dr. Carr is an amazing, caring oncologist! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 *Dr. Carr is one of the best. Do not lose her!! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I give Dr. Carr an A+. I feel very fortunate that she is managing my condition, especially since [it] is rare and few physicians have treated this. She is a top notch physician who listened patiently to all of my concerns, answered all of my questions with very thorough explanations, and worked with me to come up with a treatment plan. She is very concerned about her patients and I have complete trust and confidence in her recommendations and approach. I would highly recommend her without hesitation. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr Carr has been exceptional throughout my treatment over the last year and a half. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 My experiences with Dr. Carr are always positive. I appreciate the care and treatments I am receiving from the entire staff . Dr. Carr is always kind, attentive, professional and helpful. I feel better after my appointments with Dr. Carr. I will always be grateful she is my doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr. Carr was extremely caring and friendly. She took the time to explain my diagnosis and treatment options in detail. Then, she listened, genuinely, to my concerns and questions. I appreciated her confidence and willingness to be collaborative , while offering her expert opinions about treatment options and protocol. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Laurie Carr I have seen for 5 years. She is professional, courteous, and personable. I have to say she is the best at what she does and I have always had complete confidence in her care and practice. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Thank you National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 *Dr. Carr's care is outstanding. I am very grateful. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 *Dr. Carr and her staff are stellar. I am very confident they have my health decisions and care in a professional plan. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Carr is always attentive to my questions and concerns. She is never condescending, which matters to me quite a bit. Dr. Carr is honest, and if she doesn't have a clear answer she will say so, and then usually follow up with our next visit. I enjoy our interactions and always come away feeling more knowledgeable about my condition. show more National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 *Dr. Carr provides highly knowledgeable care, listens with empathy and works toward a solution. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Carr is always very clear in explaining my condition and it's treatment options. She makes certain that I understand everything! Always takes the time to listen. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Being an RN, i was able to discuss test results and overall medical issues in depth. Dr Carr is very professional and very easy to dialog with! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr. Laurie Carr is the very best. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 [Unrelated content], the care, treatment and communication has been awesome. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Awesome person. God bless all of them. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 She had all the records from my previous oncologist and was prepared for my visit. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Carr is simply the best of the best. In a lifetime of [healthcare encounters], she is the standout best among all of my many many physicians and surgeons, including being direct, decisive, and, I realize, more limiting than I would like about how much work and travel I should be doing (I would do more of both than is good for me,) but I well recognize that her firm directives, that i do try to follow, are the right thing. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Thanks. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr.Carr is always very clear about my condition, and the best action to take. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr Carr is amazing! She is professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I feel very blessed and thankful that she is my Dr. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr. Carr is awesome! She listens and answers whatever questions you have in a very caring manner. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 My confidence in Dr. Carr has grown with every meeting. This meeting was no exception. She listens and hears very, very well and is open and honest in her assessments. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 *Dr. Carr doesn't make me feel totally comfortable. I feel like I don't get ALL the info about treatment at once. Gradually tell me next step. Nurses give me more info thank *Dr. Carr. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Professor Carr is simply the best of the best. My vocabulary is not adequate to describe my admiration for her and gratitude to her. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Laurie Carr and her staff go above and beyond when discussing treatments, results, and procedures. I am always fully aware of what will be happening, or the results of any tests and/or treatments that I have received. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Carr is awesome! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 explained all questions very well. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Dr. Carr is perhaps the most compassionate and professional doctor I have ever had. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 *Dr. Carr has always been very up front and real with me from day one. God bless her. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 *Dr. Carr is amazing & always gives me her full attention. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 I arrived with much anxiety about my condition. Dr. Carr's explanation was very informative and greatly calmed my fears. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Came for results of scan provider talked about other things Had to ask for results. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr Laurie Carr is the best. She takes the time to review any findings, ask questions, and set a plan ahead with the note of any health changes on my part to contact her. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr. Carr is one of the best Physicians! I am blest to have her as my Oncologist! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Very good experience National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Always showed great concern for my issues & explained thoroughly methods of attack on my affection, etc. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Love & trust my team! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Have recommended *Dr. Carr. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 *Dr. Carr was a very good listener & explained my situation very well. I feel very confident with her helping me. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr. Carrr is always pleasant, explains her comments and always sees the whole picture when talking to me. Dr. Carr follows through when she is going to call my other doctors and answers questions directly when I ask. I am thankful I have had her as my oncologist. I always feel she is there for me.