Dr. Adam Carrera earned a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology at King University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2011 and then continued on to earn his M.D. at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine in 2016. He completed his residency and internship at Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee, Memphis.
Dr. Carrera began his professional career in the United States Air Force as an Airman 1st Class. Following his time in the military, he chose to pursue his medical degree with the dream of becoming a physician. Even before he knew he would become an ophthalmologist, he knew he wanted to be a physician that focuses on developing longterm relationships with his patients.
Dr. Carrera is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society while pursuing his M.D. at ETSU, and is a member of the American Medical Association. He specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology, allowing him to treat a number of different eye conditions and diseases.
In his free time, Dr. Carrera enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. As an avid fly fisherman, he loves spending time outdoors in the mountains of East Tennessee.