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Practice Locations

UCHealth Surgical Care - Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

720-516-1000

Martin McCarter, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology

Board Certified

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Locations

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Cancer Center
CU Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Ct Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0300

UCHealth Surgical Care - Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

720-516-1000

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0000

UCHealth Esophagus and Gastric Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Ct 3rd Floor, Aurora, CO 80045

720-848-0405

Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

My clinical interests apply to the broad field of Surgical Oncology with emphasis on Gastrointestinal Cancers (Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Rectum), Melanoma, and Sarcoma. I am a firm believer in delivering a multidisciplinary care team approach designed to best suit the individual patient situation. I am also a strong believer in advancing medical knowledge through both clinical and translational research and actively participate in many national and local trials striving to improve cancer outcomes. I am particularly interested in developing new treatments that enhance the patients own immune system to fight cancer.


Care Philosophy

I aim to provide the best possible care taking into consideration the individual patient's specific cancer and treatment goals. Surgery is just one aspect of the team based integrated multidisciplinary care we strive to deliver.


Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Surgery ( 2001 )

Conditions & Treatments

  • Cancers

    Cancer Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver), Melanoma, Sarcoma

  • Digestive System

    Gastrointestinal Surgery

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy living all of Colorado's adventures with my wife and two children.


Education & Training

Medical Schools

MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine (1992)


Undergraduate Schools

AB, Dartmouth College (NH) (1987)


Internships

New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus) Program (1993)


Residency Program

New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus) Program (1999)


Fellowships

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Program (2001)

Professional Memberships

American College of Surgeons (ACS), Fellow


American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member


Association for Academic Surgery, Member


Society for the Immunotherapy of Cancer, Member


Society of Surgical Oncology, Member


Society of University Surgeons, Member


Research & Grants

Research Interests for Patients

My research interests are primarily focused on understanding and overcoming tumor induced immune suppression. Along with my research colleagues, we have active investigations intent on discovering how tumors shut down the immune response to the cancer, and more importantly, find ways to prevent this from occurring. I lead investigator initiated clinical trials developing treatments that enhance a patient's own immune response against tumors. In addition, I work closely with other cancer researchers in developing and applying targeted and immunotherapies therapies for GI tumors, Melanoma and Sarcoma.

information for referring providers

Referral Contact Phone

(720) 848-3532

Referral Contact Fax

720-848-0360

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers

My clinical interests apply to the broad field of Surgical Oncology with emphasis on Gastrointestinal Cancers (Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Rectum), Melanoma, and Sarcoma

Research Interest for Referring Providers

My research interests are primarily focused on understanding and overcoming tumor induced immune suppression. Along with my research colleagues, we have active investigations intent on discovering how tumors shut down the immune response to the cancer, and more importantly, find ways to prevent this from occurring. I lead investigator initiated clinical trials developing treatments that enhance a patient's own immune response against tumors. In addition, I work closely with other cancer researchers in developing and applying targeted and immunotherapies therapies for GI tumors, Melanoma and Sarcoma.