LITTLE ROCK - CARTI has added complex surgical oncologist J. Camilo Barreto, M.D., F.A.C.S., to its team of cancer specialists, bringing its medical team to 43 physicians representing 12 specialties. Dr. Barreto will see patients at the CARTI Cancer Center in Little Rock.
Dr. Barreto has extensive experience in the treatment of patients with complex cancers of the digestive tract, skin and soft tissues. He believes cancer treatment should be individualized and created through a collaborative team approach.
Before joining CARTI, Dr. Barreto treated patients at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, where he also served as an associate professor within the surgery department. He earned his medical degree from Anahuac University School of Medicine in Mexico City, Mexico, then completed residencies in general surgery at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition in Mexico City, Mexico, and the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He completed fellowships in surgical oncology at the University of Chicago Medical Center and minimally invasive surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Barreto is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Society of Surgical Oncology.