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Grant Carlson, MD

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404- 778-1900 Winship Cancer Institute 1365-C Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30322
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Titles Associate Program Director Division of Plastic Surgery
Chief of Surgical Services
Professor of Surgery
Surgical Oncologist
Biography Click to view Biography, Clinical Specialties, Research Focus and Education
Biography Dr. Carlson began practicing at Emory in 1991 and is currently affiliated with Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Grady Memorial Hospital, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He has been Board Certified in plastic surgery since 1993, surgical oncology since 1991, and surgery since 1989.
Clinical Specialties His areas of clinical interest include breast cancer/tumors, breast reconstruction, head and neck cancer, mammography, melanoma, microvascular surgery, sentinel node bx-breast, sentinel node bx-melanoma, and skin cancer.
Research Focus His current research efforts include three-dimensional laser surface imaging in the evaluation of breast surgery, oncoplastic surgery of the breast, prognostic factors in malignant melanoma, and outcome analysis in breast reconstruction.
Education Dr. Carlson graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in 1982. He completed a Residency in General Surgery at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals from 1982-1987 and his second Residency at Emory from 1987-1989 in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Carlson also completed his Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas from 1989-1991.
Memberships & Awards Click to view Memberships and Awards
Memberships Dr. Carlson is a member of the following organizations:;
American College of Surgeons, Fellow;
American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons;
American Medical Association;
American Board of Plastic Surgery, Senior Examiner;
Southeastern Surgical Association;
Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery;
The Jurkiewicz Society;
The Society of Surgical Oncology, Fellow;
The Society of Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow;
M.D. Anderson Associates;
Commission on Cancer, Liaison Physician and Member;
American Society of Clinical Oncology;
Association for Academic Surgery;
The Georgia Surgical Society;
Association of Veterans Administration Surgeons;
American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery;
Plastic Surgery Research Council;
Southern Surgeons Club;
Southern Surgical Association;
American Association of Plastic Surgeons;
Atlanta Surgical Society, President
Awards Junior Residents' 2005 Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Emory;
J. Wallace Davis Lecturer, Thomas Jefferson University, 2005;
Top Doctors in Atlanta, Atlanta Magazine, 2001;
Top Breast Doctors in America, Redbook Magazine, 2001;
Best Panel-Breast Category, 70th ASPA/PSEF/ASMS Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2001;
Best Paper, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2000;
Teacher of the Year, Division of Plastic Surgery, 1999-2000;
Clinical Research Award, Society of Head and Neck Surgery, 1994
Cancers Treated Breast Cancer

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