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Shamus R. Carr, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Shamus R. Carr, MD


  • Thoracic Surgery

About Shamus R. Carr, MD

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Dr. Carr attended Dartmouth Medical School and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. After graduation from residency, he served as a general surgeon and Department Head of Surgery with the US Navy in Guam.

After fulfilling his military obligation and an honorable discharge, he completed his cardiothoracic training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. From there he joined the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, where he was also Co-Director of Thoracic Oncology at the Huntsmen Cancer Institute. In 2014, Dr. Carr was an F. Griffith Pearson Traveling Fellow of the American Association of Thoracic Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

In late 2014, Dr. Carr joined the University of Maryland School of Medicine as Associate Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery. A significant portion of his practice will be based at the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. He has a special interest in minimally invasive approaches to thoracic surgical diseases. 

Gender: Male


  • UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

  • UM Upper Chesapeake Health

  • UM St. Joseph Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.