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Stacey Ann Carter, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine



Baylor Medicine at McNair Campus (Clinic)
Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-2262
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  • General Surgery
    American Board of Surgery


  • Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas

  • Residency at Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas

  • MD from The University of Texas Health Science Center
    San Antonio
  • BA from University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, California


  • Female

Professional Statement

Stacey A. Carter, M.D. is a surgical oncologist in Houston specializing in the surgical care of patients with breast disease (breast cancer and benign breast disease). An avid proponent of the multidisciplinary care of breast patients, she plays an integral role in the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center. Dr. Carter is well trained in the use of localization methods for targeted removal of small volume breast disease. She has a strong interest in oncoplastic surgery and works closely with the plastic surgery and reconstructive team at Baylor College of Medicine to optimize aesthetic outcomes. Dr. Carter is a native Houstonian, and spent her undergraduate years at The University of California, Berkeley before returning to Texas where she received her MD from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed general surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She went on to complete a breast surgical oncology fellowship at M.D Anderson Cancer Center.

Professional Achievements

  • 2021 Women of Excellence
    Baylor College of Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Nipple and Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Targeted Axillary Dissection
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Breastfeeding Complications

Physician Specialties

  • Breast Oncology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Care
  • Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology

Professional Specialties

  • Breast conservation surgery
  • Lumpectomy (needle localized and radioactive seed localized)
  • Mastectomy
  • Excisional biopsies
  • Sentinel lymph node evaluation
  • Targeted axillary dissection
  • Axillary lymph node dissection