Joshua Carson, MD, General Surgery, Gainesville, FL, UF Health Shands Hospital


General Surgery Gainesville, FL

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery University of Florida College of Medicine

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  • Dr. Joshua Carson is a general surgeon in Gainesville, FL and is affiliated with UF Health Shands Hospital. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice 10 years. He specializes in trauma surgery & surgical critical care and is experienced in burn surgery, and trauma/acute-care surgery and surgical critical care.

Education & Training

  • UCLA Medical Center
    UCLA Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusRESIDENCY
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
    Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Harvard University, Harvard CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2011 - 2018
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2010 - Present
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care
  • AOA Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care (CAQ)

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Imaging Characteristics, Tissue Distribution, and Spread of a Novel Oncolytic Vaccinia Virus Carrying the Human Sodium Iodide Symporter  
    Haddad D, Chen CH, Carlin S, Silberhumer G, Chen NG, Zhang Q, Longo V, Carpenter SG, Mittra A, Carson, Au J, Gonen M, Zanzonico PB, Szalay AA, Fong Y, PLoS One, 1/1/2012
  • Spray Cryotherapy Is Effective for Bronchoscopic, Endoscopic, and Open Ablation of Thoracic Tissues  
    Au JT, Carson J, Monette S, Finley DJ, Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg, 1/1/2012
  • Flexible CO2 Laser and Submocosal Gel Injection for Safe Endoluminal Resection in the Intestines  
    Au JT, Mittra A, Wong J, Carpenter S, Carson J, Haddad D, Monette S, Ezell P, Patel S, Fong Y, Surg Endosc, 1/1/2012
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  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A 30 Year Institutional Experience
    Carson J, Crites N, Grogans RA, Capek KD, Finnerty C, Lee JO, Herndon DN, American Burn Association 47th Annual Meeting in Chicago, 1/23/2015
  • Structural and Functional Changes in Pediatric Burn Victims Two Years after Injury
    Carson J, Jeschke MG, Mlcak R, Herndon DN, Suman O, American Burn Association 47th Annual Meeting in Chicago, 1/23/2015


  • hNIS Expressing Oncolytic Virus GLV-1h153 is a Promising Agent for the Imaging and Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 
  • Lung Cancer Tumor-initiating Cells Overexpress GADD34 and Are Sensitive to Viral Oncolysis 
  • Blockade of Beta-adrenergic Signaling Does Not Influence Fracture Healing in a Mouse Model 
    San Francisco - 1/1/2008
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Professional Memberships

  • American Burn Association

Hospital Affiliations