Carmel Verrier, MD
Effective April 3, Drs. Ratliff and Verrier will join the West Cancer Center faculty as the newest board certified Medical Oncologists & Hematologists. With more than 30 years of collective experience delivering compassionate, patient centered care, this exceptional group of care providers will advance the West Cancer Center mission to provide patients access to the most innovative and comprehensive services available for their cancer journey. To read the News Release, please click here.
Carmel Verrier, MD, PhD is a board certified Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at West Cancer Center.
Titles & Roles
• Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, West Cancer Center
Areas of Expertise
• Medical Oncology
Dr. Verrier joins the West Cancer Center faculty as a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist. Prior to joining the West Cancer Center team, Dr. Verrier served as a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist at Ratliff-Verrier Cancer Clinic in Cordova, Tennessee. She relocated to Memphis in 2007 following the completion of her fellowship at Duke University medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Verrier is fluent in English, French, Creole, Spanish and Slovak. She is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncology and is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.
• Bachelor of Science, Biology, Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida
• Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
• Doctor of Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
• Residency, Internal Medicine, Westchester Medical Center (WMC), Valhalla, New York
• Fellowship, Hematology/ Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
• Best Overall PGY-III in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, WMC, 2003 – 2004
• Outstanding Performance Resident in Ambulatory Clinic, Department of Medicine, WMC, 2003 – 2004
• Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, WMC, 2003
• Distinguished Performance Award as PGY-II in Internal Medicine, WMC, 2002 – 2003
• Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, WMC, 2002
• Outstanding Performance as a PGY-I in the Adult Primary Care Center, Department of Medicine, WMC, 2001 – 2002
• Most Outstanding Performance on the Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, WMC, 2001 – 2002
With a history of compassionate clinical care coupled with a scientific background in molecular and cellular pathology, Dr. Verrier’s research interests have primarily focused on breast cancer – including challenges in for HER2-positive breast cancer as well as translational therapeutic strategies for this disease state.