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 137 Patient Ratings 36 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 Investigational Drug Benefit Lung Cancer Surgery Patients? Can Pembrolizumab (MK3475) with SBRT Treatment Stop or Slow Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer? New Medication for Early-Stage 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 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 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– 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. show more 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 *Dr. Carr was a very good listener & explained my situation very well. I feel very confident with her helping me. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Have recommended *Dr. Carr. 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. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Dr Carr is an exceptional physician! She explained everything in detail that was easily understood! She is the most caring and compassionate Dr I have ever known! She took great care of [a relative a few years ago]. We were blessed to have known her than and wouldn't have seen anyone else when I was diagnosed. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 i feel im getting the best care possible in the country National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 dr Carr was engaged & researched possibilities, treatment options & my personal situation. She was prepared before she saw me & spent quality time with us explaining in detail my condition & resources. I can't say enough good about her & our overall experience with National Jewish National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 More information on long term prognosis of this condition. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 *Dr. Carr is a wonderful doctor. She explains everything in an understandable manner and has even written notes that I could take home. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 You guys have that No. 1 rating for a very good reason. You earn it every day. I hear the same from fellow patients. But for [another provider] and Dr. Laurie Carr, I would not be alive today, much less living and working in [my home town] and getting in bike rides of 10-15 miles almost daily, year around. (I can ride on snow in winter with studded mountain bike tires to go over packed snow and icy roads.) National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 *Dr. Carr & the staff are wonderful.