Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience male
Dr. Encarnación obtained his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1986. He completed an Internal Medicine internship and residency and spent a year as Chief Resident at the San Juan VA Hospital followed by a Medical Oncology fellowship with emphasis in breast cancer at UT San Antonio. He currently works for Texas Oncology in Waco, where he serves as Research Site Leader. He is a member of the US Oncology Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing Steering Committee and chairs the Department of Medicine at Providence Health Center.
SpecialtiesDoctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
Medical Oncology, Board Certified
Internal Medicine, Board Certified
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TestimonialsRecommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.
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Jul 20, 2014
I learn a great deal from the information that Dr. Encarnacion provides. He is clearly very knowledgeable about oncology and medicine in general. I endorse Dr. Encarnacion.
Jul 7, 2014
I highly recommend Dr. Carlos Encarnacion. He is highly knowledgeable and caring.
Jul 7, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Education & Training
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
San Juan VA Hospital
Friend of the ACS 1999
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
American College of Physicians
American Society of Clinical Oncology
McLennan County Medical Society