Laurie L. Carr
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
Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (6th year)
Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc.

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.


University of Iowa College of Medicine, MD
University of Iowa, BS, Microbiology
University of Texas Southwestern, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Internal Medicine
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.

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • 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


Spoke using clear language

Provider explained things clearly

Amount of time spent with you

Provider included you in decisions

Confidence in your doctor

Likelihood of recommending this provider


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 PatientDecember, 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 PatientDecember, 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 PatientNovember, 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 PatientNovember, 2020
Dr. Carr is awesome!

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2020
explained all questions very well.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
Dr. Carr is perhaps the most compassionate and professional doctor I have ever had.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
*Dr. Carr has always been very up front and real with me from day one. God bless her.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
*Dr. Carr is amazing & always gives me her full attention.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
I arrived with much anxiety about my condition. Dr. Carr's explanation was very informative and greatly calmed my fears.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
Came for results of scan provider talked about other things Had to ask for results.

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