Azadeh Carr

Title(s)Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address2051 Marengo Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Title(s)Program Director of the Breast Fellowship


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    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CAFellowshipBreast Surgical Oncology
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WIFellowshipEndocrine Surgery
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New YorkInternshipGeneral Surgery
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New YorkResidencyGeneral Surgery
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New YorkMD

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    Dr. Carr is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast and endocrine surgeon.

    After receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, she attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Carr completed her residency training in General Surgery at Albert Einstein-Montefiore in Bronx, NY, then went on to an Endocrine Surgery fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, specializing in thyroid and parathyroid surgery. She stayed on as an Assistant Professor of surgery for 5 years, then came to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to complete a Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship.

    Dr. Carr is focused on treating patients with benign and malignant breast, thyroid, and parathyroid disease. She is committed to patient-focused interdisciplinary care and has experience with advanced breast and endocrine surgical techniques.

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    1. Persistent/Recurrent Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Does the Number of Abnormal Glands Play a Role? J Surg Res. 2020 02; 246:335-341. Mazotas IG, Yen TWF, Doffek K, Shaker JL, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 31635835.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Confirmation of Parathyroid Tissue: Are Surgeons Aware of New and Novel Techniques? J Surg Res. 2020 02; 246:139-144. Coan KE, Yen TWF, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 31569035.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Patients with Oncocytic Variant Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Have a Similar Prognosis to Matched Classical Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Controls. Thyroid. 2018 11; 28(11):1462-1467. Carr AA, Yen TWF, Ortiz DI, Hunt BC, Fareau G, Massey BL, Campbell BH, Doffek KL, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 30215297.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. A postoperative parathyroid hormone-based algorithm to reduce symptomatic hypocalcemia following completion/total thyroidectomy: A retrospective analysis of 591 patients. Surgery. 2018 10; 164(4):746-753. Mazotas IG, Yen TWF, Park J, Liu Y, Eastwood DC, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 30072256.
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    5. Disparities in access to care and outcomes in patients with adrenocortical carcinoma. J Surg Res. 2017 06 01; 213:138-146. Hammad AY, Yen TWF, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 28601306.
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    6. Concurrent endocrine and other surgical procedures: an institutional experience. J Surg Res. 2017 05 01; 211:107-113. Morris R, Yen TWF, Doffek K, Carr AA, Wilson SD, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 28501106.
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    7. Parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism improves sleep quality: A prospective study. Surgery. 2017 01; 161(1):25-34. La J, Wang TS, Hammad AY, Burgardt L, Doffek K, Carr AA, Shaker JL, Carroll TB, Evans DB, Yen TW. PMID: 27865592.
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    8. Using parathyroid hormone spikes during parathyroidectomy to guide intraoperative decision-making. J Surg Res. 2017 03; 209:162-167. Carr AA, Yen TW, Wilson SD, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 28032553.
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    9. Intraoperative ex vivo parathyroid aspiration: A point-of-care test to confirm parathyroid tissue. Surgery. 2016 10; 160(4):850-857. Coan KE, Yen TWF, Carr AA, Bullock M, Colon-Franco JM, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 27545996.
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    10. Response to comments on: Cosyntropin stimulation testing on postoperative day 1 allows for selective glucocorticoid replacement therapy following adrenalectomy for hypercortisolism: Results of a novel, multidisciplinary institutional protocol. Surgery. 2016 07; 160(1):249-250. Ortiz DI, Findling JW, Carroll TB, Javorsky BR, Carr AA, Evans DB, Yen TW, Wang TS. PMID: 27181385.
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    11. Delayed Calcium Normalization After Presumed Curative Parathyroidectomy is Not Associated with the Development of Persistent or Recurrent Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 07; 23(7):2310-4. Lai V, Yen TW, Doffek K, Carr AA, Carroll TB, Fareau GG, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 27006125.
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    12. Association between body mass index and multigland primary hyperparathyroidism. J Surg Res. 2016 May 01; 202(1):132-8. Glenn JA, Yen TW, Javorsky BR, Rose BG, Carr AA, Doffek KM, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 27083959.
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    13. Management of suspected adrenal metastases at 2 academic medical centers. Am J Surg. 2016 Apr; 211(4):664-70. Glenn JA, Kiernan CM, Yen TW, Solorzano CC, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 26822269.
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    14. Minimally Invasive Adrenalectomy. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2016 Jan; 25(1):139-52. Carr AA, Wang TS. PMID: 26610779.
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    15. Cosyntropin stimulation testing on postoperative day 1 allows for selective glucocorticoid replacement therapy after adrenalectomy for hypercortisolism: Results of a novel, multidisciplinary institutional protocol. Surgery. 2016 Jan; 159(1):259-65. Ortiz DI, Findling JW, Carroll TB, Javorsky BR, Carr AA, Evans DB, Yen TW, Wang TS. PMID: 26422766.
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    16. Institutional experience with lateral neck dissections for thyroid cancer. Surgery. 2015 Oct; 158(4):972-8; discussion 978-80. Glenn JA, Yen TW, Fareau GG, Carr AA, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 26187683.
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    17. The intestinal epithelial cell differentiation marker intestinal alkaline phosphatase (ALPi) is selectively induced by histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACi) in colon cancer cells in a Kruppel-like factor 5 (KLF5)-dependent manner. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jun 19; 290(25):15392. Shin J, Carr A, Corner GA, Tögel L, Dávalos-Salas M, Tran H, Chueh AC, Al-Obaidi S, Chionh F, Ahmed N, Buchanan DD, Young JP, Malo MS, Hodin RA, Arango D, Sieber OM, Augenlicht LH, Dhillon AS, Weber TK, Mariadason JM. PMID: 26092983; PMCID: PMC4505454.
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    18. The intestinal epithelial cell differentiation marker intestinal alkaline phosphatase (ALPi) is selectively induced by histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDACi) in colon cancer cells in a Kruppel-like factor 5 (KLF5)-dependent manner. J Biol Chem. 2014 Sep 05; 289(36):25306-16. Shin J, Carr A, Corner GA, Tögel L, Dávalos-Salas M, Dávaos-Salas M, Tran H, Chueh AC, Al-Obaidi S, Chionh F, Ahmed N, Buchanan DD, Young JP, Malo MS, Hodin RA, Arango D, Sieber OM, Augenlicht LH, Dhillon AS, Weber TK, Mariadason JM. PMID: 25037223; PMCID: PMC4155692.
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    19. A single parathyroid hormone level obtained 4 hours after total thyroidectomy predicts the need for postoperative calcium supplementation. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Oct; 219(4):757-64. Carr AA, Yen TW, Fareau GG, Cayo AK, Misustin SM, Evans DB, Wang TS. PMID: 25053220.
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    20. Villin expression is frequently lost in poorly differentiated colon cancer. Am J Pathol. 2012 Apr; 180(4):1509-21. Arango D, Al-Obaidi S, Williams DS, Dopeso H, Mazzolini R, Corner G, Byun DS, Carr AA, Murone C, Tögel L, Zeps N, Aaltonen LA, Iacopetta B, Mariadason JM. PMID: 22349300; PMCID: PMC5426554.
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