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Spencer J. Carter
( out of 29 reviews )

Spencer J. Carter, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Huntsman Cancer Institute - Cancer Research North

Clinic 2D/E, BMT/Hematology
Salt Lake City
801-585-5122

University of Utah Hospital

Heart Failure Clinic
Salt Lake City
801-585-5122

University of Utah Hospital

Heart Transplant Clinic
Salt Lake City
801-585-5122

Veterans Administration Medical Center

Salt Lake City
801-584-1235
  • Dr. Spencer Carter was born in Boise Idaho, he graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a major in Science Business. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington. He then trained at the University of Texas Southwestern where he completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine. He continued at UTSW, completing fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, winning several excellence in teaching awards.

    In addition to advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and transplant, Dr. Carter has a clinical expertise in infiltrative cardiomyopathies and cardiac amyloidosis. His academic interest is in implementation science, quality improvement, and medical education.

    He looks forward to working with trainees from medical students to fellows. Dr. Carter recently moved to Utah with his wife and looks forward to hiking, skiing, and backpacking.

    Dr. Carter will be seeing patients at the U of U Health Cardiovascular Medicine Clinic and the George H. Wahlen VA Medical Center. He will also be seeing patients in the Amyloidosis Clinic at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    National Board of Echocardiography

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 29 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

    Patient comments are gathered from our patient experience survey and displayed in their entirety.
    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 14, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Carter is thorough and takes the time you need to feel valued as a patient.

    April 12, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    He explained everything about my condition in a way that even an 86 year old could understand. Is new to my care and I am totally pleased.

    March 28, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Carter impressed me with his knowledge and understanding of my condition.

    March 27, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    If I could rate above a "Very Good", I would. Dr. Carter was exceptional!

    March 27, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

    Dr. Carter is awesome. I feel totally confident in his knowledge and ideas for my care.

    February 23, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Excellent, would recommend him and his staff to anyone dealing with heart failure.

    February 14, 2024
    HUNTSMAN CANCER CENTER

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    January 27, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Carter is top notch. You could not have hired a kinder, thoughtful, caring, and professional physician to be part of your Heart failure team. From my first meeting with him he has made me feel, comfortable, and that I was going to be in good hands under his watch.

    January 09, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Excellent physician and very responsive to questions and listens in the clinic discussions

  • Dr. Spencer Carter was born in Boise Idaho, he graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a major in Science Business. He received his medical degree from the University of Washington. He then trained at the University of Texas Southwestern where he completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine. He continued at UTSW, completing fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, winning several excellence in teaching awards.

    In addition to advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and transplant, Dr. Carter has a clinical expertise in infiltrative cardiomyopathies and cardiac amyloidosis. His academic interest is in implementation science, quality improvement, and medical education.

    He looks forward to working with trainees from medical students to fellows. Dr. Carter recently moved to Utah with his wife and looks forward to hiking, skiing, and backpacking.

    Dr. Carter will be seeing patients at the U of U Health Cardiovascular Medicine Clinic and the George H. Wahlen VA Medical Center. He will also be seeing patients in the Amyloidosis Clinic at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
    National Board of Echocardiography

    Education history

    Fellowship Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Fellow
    Cardiology - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Fellow
    Residency Internal Medicine - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Resident
    Medicine - University of Washington School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Science Business - University of Notre Dame B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Hendren NS, de Lemos JA, Ayers C, Das SR, Rao A, Carter S, Rosenblatt A, Walchok J, Omar W, Khera R, Hegde AA, Drazner MH, Neeland IJ, Grodin JL (2020). Association of Body Mass Index and Age With Morbidity and Mortality in Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19: Results From the American Heart Association COVID-19 Cardiovascular Disease Registry. Circulation, 143(2), 135-144. (Read full article)
    2. Grodin JL, Carter S, Bart BA, Goldsmith SR, Drazner MH, Tang WHW (2018). Direct comparison of ultrafiltration to pharmacological decongestion in heart failure: a per-protocol analysis of CARRESS-HF. Eur J Heart Fail, 20(7), 1148-1156. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Vasquez N, Carter S, Grodin JL (2020). Angiotensin Receptor-Neprilysin Inhibitors and the Natriuretic Peptide Axis. [Review]. Curr Heart Fail Rep, 17(3), 67-76. (Read full article)
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