CARTI Adds Medical Oncologist Dr. Sam Makhoul to Medical Team

Will serve as medical director of research, expand CARTI’s research department CARTI announced today that it has added medical oncologist Sam Makhoul, M.D., to its team of cancer specialists, bringing its medical team to 44 physicians representing 12 specialties. In addition to treating patients at the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock, Dr. Makhoul will … Continued

CARTI Adds Complex Surgical Oncologist Dr. J. Camilo Barreto to Surgical Department

Expands team of cancer experts to 43 physicians CARTI has added complex surgical oncologist J. Camilo Barreto, M.D., F.A.C.S., to its team of cancer specialists, bringing its medical team to 43 physicians representing 12 specialties. Dr. Barreto will see patients at the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock.  “With the CARTI Surgery Center set to … Continued

CARTI Adds Four New Physicians to Medical Team

Expands team of cancer experts to 42 physicians representing 11 specialties CARTI announced today the addition of five new physicians to its team of cancer specialists – medical oncologist Andrew M. Briggler, M.D., radiation oncologist Brent Cameron, M.D., Ph.D.; diagnostic radiologist Shivang Desai, M.D.; and medical oncologist Appalanaidu Sasapu, M.D., FACP. With the addition of … Continued

Breast Cancer Surgery’s Most Frequently Asked Questions

For many patients undergoing breast cancer treatment, surgery is part of their treatment plan. Learning that you will have to have breast cancer surgery can be overwhelming and raise a lot of questions. Jerri Fant, M.D., F.A.C.S., a breast surgical oncologist at CARTI, has answered some of the most common ones here. 1) Is surgery … Continued

CARTI Expands Services, Opens CARTI Urology

Acquires South Arkansas Urology in Pine Bluff CARTI announced today the opening of its newest specialty clinic, CARTI Urology, and the acquisition of South Arkansas Urology in Pine Bluff. CARTI Urology offers comprehensive urology services for men and women. CARTI Urology’s medical team will include Dr. David C. Jacks, M.D., F.A.C.S., a Pine Bluff native … Continued

Wilder and Mendelsohn Named To Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s Best Of The Best Oncologists

CARTI is the state’s leading cancer care provider for a number of reasons – our leading edge technology, our state-of-the-art facilities, our innovative treatment methods. But our driven team of expert physicians are the ones who set our care apart, and CARTI is proud to see Diane Wilder, M.D., and Lawrence Mendelsohn, M.D., named to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette’s Best … Continued

Therapeutic Treatments For Metastatic Breast Cancer with Dr. Wilder

By Dr. Diane Wilder, M.D. Metastatic breast cancer is stage IV cancer that begins in the breast and then spreads to other parts of the body, including lymph nodes or other organs such as the lungs, liver, brain or bones. Even though the breast cancer is found in areas distant from the breast, it is … Continued

The Role of Diagnostic Radiology in Cancer Care

By Dr. Peter Lindley, M.D., Diagnostic Radiologist From the initial diagnosis that serves as the patient’s entry point into CARTI to continued scans to monitor their response to treatment, diagnostic radiology plays an integral role in the patient’s entire cancer journey. CARTI’s team of diagnostic radiologists utilize the most advanced imaging equipment available – CT, … Continued

The Benefits of Providing Interventional Oncology in an Outpatient Setting

As seen in the September/October issue of Healthcare Journal of Arkansas. By David Hays, M.D., Interventional Radiologist and Medical Director of Radiology; Edgar St. Amour, M.D., Interventional Radiologist Interventional oncology is a subspecialty of radiology that specializes in performing minimally invasive procedures that are integral to the diagnosis and treatment of various forms of cancer. … Continued

Dr. John Sims Joins Head and Neck Surgical Department at CARTI Cancer Center

CARTI Cancer Center has added John Sims, Jr., M.D., head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgeon, to its staff. He comes to CARTI from Mount Sinai – Beth Israel in New York City, New York, where he completed a fellowship in head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgery. He is now accepting new … Continued