Carmack Holmes

Carmack Holmes, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Physician, Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lung Cancer Program, Thoracic Oncology Program
Executive Director, Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology




Surgery, Thoracic Surgery



Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1964 - 1965


MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1964


Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1968 - 1973
Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1965 - 1966

Board Certifications

Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1974
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 1973

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Scientific Interests

Dr. E. Carmack Holmes' research focuses on thoracic oncology, specifically adjuvant therapy, immunology and new techniques for the treatment of lung cancer.

Highlighted Publications

Mao JT, Fishbein MC, Adams B, Roth MD, Goodglick L, Hong L, Burdick M, Strieter ER, Holmes C, Tashkin DP, Dubinett SM. Celecoxib decreases Ki-67 proliferative index in active smokers. Clin Cancer Res. 2006; 12(1): 314-20.

Sarna L, Evangelista L, Tashkin D, Padilla G, Holmes C, Brecht ML, Grannis F. Impact of respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function on quality of life of long-term survivors of non-small cell lung cancer. Chest. 2004; 125(2): 439-45.