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H. Ballentine Carter

H. Ballentine Carter MD

Professor of Urology, Oncology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Director, Division of Adult Urology, Brady Urological Institute

Dr. Carter is a Professor of Urology, James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  He was born in Lake City, S.C.  He graduated from Furman University in Greenville, S.C. with a B.S. in biology and received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Furman University in 2005.  He earned his M.D. degree from the Medical University of S.C. in 1981  and completed his urology residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in 1987.  In 1989 Dr. Carter completed an AUA scholarship in oncology at Johns Hopkins and joined their urology facility.

In 1998, Dr. Carter was promoted to Professor of Urology and Oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he is Director of Adult Urology.  He specializes in the management of prostate disease with a focus on prostate cancer.  Dr. Carter established an Active Surveillance program for prostate cancer at Johns Hopkins in 1995 that has become one of the largest and longest running longitudinal studies of this kind.

Dr. Carter  is a Diplomate of the American Board of urology and a member of the American Urological Association,  the Society of Urological Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, and the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons.