Dr. Christine Holzer Mccarty M.D.
Oncologist | Medical Oncology713b S Fayetteville St Suite B Asheboro NC, 27203
Dr. Christine Mccarty is an oncologist practicing in Asheboro, NC. Dr. Mccarty specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Mccarty manages and oversees the treatment of a cancer patient after he or she has been diagnosed with the disease. Oncologists will care for their patients throughout the course of the disease. Types of oncologists include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, pediatric oncologists and hematologist oncologists.
Education and Training
University of Central Florida College of Medicine 1979
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Breast Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Extra Corporeal Shockwave Therapy
- University of Florida Program
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