Abdominal Aortic Circulation Treatment, Acute & Chronic Dialysis Access Management, Carotid Artery Disease Treatment, Diabetic Circulation Care, Diabetic Leg Wound Care, General Surgery, Medical, Peripheral Wound Management, Venous, Acute & Chronic Disease Treatment


Medical, Nashville General Hospital at Meharry, The Meharry Clinic

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About Carlton Adams M.D.

Dr. Carlton Adams is a board-certified Surgeon whose practice emphasizes Endovascular, General Vascular, Wound Care & General Surgery procedures.

He uses coordinated protocols & patient centered treatment strategies that incorporate the endovascular techniques of balloon angioplasty (plain & medicated), stent implants, atherectomy, ultrasound, and clot dissolution to improve and correct vascular pathologies.

Dr. Adams also utilizes open surgical procedures of bypass grafting, endarterectomy, and thrombectomy. These procedures are sometimes used in combination with endovascular procedures to optimize patient rehabilitation and return to healthy lifestyles.

Lastly, he specifically manages patients with difficult arm and leg wounds employing specialized dressings, rehabilitative garments, open debridement and healing accelerants which are important in a patient’s recovery.

Dr. Adams received his doctorate from Howard University, College of Medicine and completed his residency at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. He was the very first Vascular Fellow at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Adams and his wife Phyllis have been married over 36 years and share 3 children, Carmen, David and Randall. The family enjoys competing in various marathons as they are advocates of practicing a healthy lifestyle.

The entire practice group has incorporated Covid-19 safe and friendly practices that will ensure that all patients can be managed optimally utilizing best practice principles.