Dennis L. Carter, M.D.


Dr. Carter specializes in radiation oncology and has practiced at RMCC since 2001. Dr. Carter graduated summa cum laude from Northwest Nazarene College in Idaho and received his medical doctorate from the University of Washington in Seattle. After graduation, he served as a nuclear research technician at Westinghouse Hanford Nuclear Site, and he completed his internship at Deaconess Medical Center.



Before joining RMCC, Dr. Carter worked as a radiation oncologist at New York Oncology and as a consulting radiation oncologist at Albany Memorial and Samaritan Hospitals in New York.


Dr. Carter has a great respect for the strength of character that he observes in his patients each day. He considers cancer care a team effort, involving participation from physicians, support staff, family, friends and, most importantly, the individual patient.

Education & Background

While completing his residency in radiation oncology at Duke University, Dr. Carter served as chief resident. As a result of his research at Duke, Dr. Carter was runner up for the American Cancer Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology national basic science research award. He also received the Roentgen Fellow Research Award.


Although Dr. Carter is active in clinical research as a primary investigator for several national cancer research studies, his primary focus is clinical practice. He has taken a special interest in the study of head and neck, lung and breast cancers.

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