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Molly Carr, MD

Molly Carr, MD Non-Penn Medicine Provider

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Carr is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties


  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2000

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Endocrinology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: University of Washington Hospital and Clinics
Fellowship: University of Washington Hospital and Clinics


American Heart Association, National Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Carr is a private practice physician who is not employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Carr MC and Tannock LR: Body fat distribution and mortality risk American Heart Association Learning Library (Invited Online Editorial): : 2009.

Lee CG, Carr MC, Murdoch SJ, Mitchell E, Woods NF, Wener MH, Chandler WL, Boyko EJ, Brunzell JD: Adipokines, inflammation, and visceral adiposity across the menopausal transition: a prospective study J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94 (4): 1104-1110,2009.

Carr MC: A young man with abdominal pain and very high triglycerides: The chylomicronemia syndrome A Case-Based Textbook of Clinical Endocrinology : 379-384,2008.

Lee CG, Carr MC, Murdoch SJ, Chandler WL, Boyko EJ, Brunzell JD: Adipokines, inflammation and visceral adiposity across menopause: A prospective study (Oral presentation) ENDO 2008, the Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society : 2008.

Tannock LR and Carr MC: Treating lipid disorders: Chylomicronemia syndrome Endocrine News : 22-23,2007.

Woods NF, Carr MC, Tao EY, Taylor HJ, Mitchell ES: Increased urinary cortisol levels during the menopause transition Menopause 13 (2): 212-221,2006.

Carr MC and Laker MF: Understanding cholesterol Family Doctor Publications : 2006.

Turgeon JL, Carr MC, Maki PM, Mendelsohn ME, Wise PM: Complex actions of sex steroids in adipose tissue, the cardiovascular system, and brain: Insights from basic science and clinical studies Endocrine Reviews 27 : 575-605,2006.

Carr MC, Brunzell JD, Deeb SS: Ethnic differences in hepatic lipase and HDL in Japanese, black, and white Americans: Role of central obesity and LIPC polymorphisms J Lipid Res 45 (3): 466-473,2004.

Carr MC and Brunzell JD: Abdominal obesity and dyslipidemia in the metabolic syndrome: Importance of type 2 diabetes and familial combined hyperlipidemia in coronary artery disease risk J Clin Endo and Metab 89 (6): 2601-2607,2004.

Academic Contact Info

2301 Renaissance Blvd

King Of Prussia, PA 19406-0901
Phone: (610) 878-4162
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)