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Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD

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16 years of experience
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Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Plantation, FL. They specialize in Hematology & Oncology, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and is affiliated with Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Hospital Of Miami, South Miami Hospital and HCA Florida Westside Hospital.

Dr. Carcas works at Miami Cancer Institute in Plantation, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Breast Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    Miami Cancer Institute
    1228 South Pine Island Road Suite 410, Plantation, FL 33324 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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  • Miami Cancer Institute
  • Baptist Hospital Of Miami
  • South Miami Hospital
  • HCA Florida Westside Hospital

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    Mar 22, 2022
    Dr. Carcas and Maria Hellkamp listen to my concerns and show a genuine interest in my wellbeing.
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    About Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology & Oncology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1770729543
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Hematology-Oncology, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Fla., Served as Chief Resident
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Samford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Lauren Carcas, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Carcas is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Carcas has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Carcas accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Carcas has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Carcas works at Miami Cancer Institute in Plantation, FL. View the full address on Dr. Carcas’s profile.

    Dr. Carcas has seen patients for Breast Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Carcas on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    164 patients have reviewed Dr. Carcas. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Carcas.

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