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James T. (Jimmy) Carter, M.D.

James T. (Jimmy) Carter, M.D.

Comprehensive Breast Center Specialists


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Internship - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic, 1985-86

Residency - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center,
General Surgery, 1986-91

Medical Degree - Southwestern Medical School, 1985

Undergraduate - Texas Tech University, 1984

American Board of Surgery
Recertified American Board of Surgery 2011
American College of Surgeons

Past President Stones River/Rutherford County Academy of Medicine
Chief of Staff, Middle Tennessee Medical Center
Board of Directors –Tennessee Medical Association
Past Chief of Staff –MTMC
Board of Governors-Tennessee Medical Association

July 1991

Stones River/Rutherford County Academy of Medicine
American Medical Association
Lubbock-Crosby-Garza Medical Society
Peter C. Canizaro Surgical Society
Tennessee Medical Association
Southeasteren Surgical Congress-1992
Fellow-American College of Surgeons

Stereotactic, Vacora - Ultrasound Guided, Vacuum Assisted Percutaneous Breast Biopsy, Mammosite, Breast MRI, Digital Mammography, Comprehensive Breast Surgery


Dr. Jimmy Carter came to Murfreesboro in 1991 at which time he began his surgical practice at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.  He went to medical school at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Carter did his internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa and then went back to Texas and did his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock.

Dr. Carter has held numerous positions in his medical career such as being on the Board of Directors at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic; Chief of Staff and Secretary of the Medical Staff at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital; American College of Surgeons Committee on Applicants; TMA Board of Trustees and many others.

Dr. Carter and his wife, Nancy, both grew up in Texas but have made Tennessee the place they and their four children call home.  With the children all grown and on their own, Dr. Carter and Nancy enjoy cycling, spending quite times together and traveling when possible.

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