01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Carl M. Gay is a board-certified medical oncologist in Houston, Texas. He specializes in lung cancer and other chest conditions, including mesothelioma. He treats patients at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he is also an assistant professor.

Dr. Gay has a Ph.D. in biology and a medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He continued his medical training with a residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Afterward, Dr. Gay completed his fellowship training in medical oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Research plays a significant role in Dr. Gay’s career. He has co-authored more than 15 peer-reviewed articles. He is currently part of four separate clinical trials, with two focusing on lung cancers. He has also studied chemotherapy in recurrent malignant mesothelioma.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Medical Oncology

Other Interests & Specialties: Mesothelioma, lung cancer, brain cancer, endocrine gland cancer, metastatic respiratory system cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, pleural cancer and thyroid cancer.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine certification in Medical Oncology, recipient of the MD Anderson Excellence in Science Award (2021), Lung Cancer Alliance Young Investigator Award

Education & Experience:

  • Medical Degree from New York University School of Medicine
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Fellowship in Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
03. Publications