Dr. James Stevens, MD, CAQSM earned a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Doctor of Medicine from East Carolina University School of Medicine. He completed a Family Practice Residency at the Fairfax Family Practice Program at the Medical College of Virginia and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is board certified in both Family Practice and in Sports Medicine. He founded and currently serves as President of Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine with locations in Cary, Raleigh, and Holly Springs NC. He serves as Head Medical Team Physician for the national Hockey League’s 2006 Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes, a position he has held for the last 14 years. In addition, Jay is Head Company Physician for the Carolina Ballet, and provides sports medicine services to many area high schools.
His commitment to helping his patients create healthy lifestyles for long-term wellness along with his desire to provide the highest quality health care service motivated Dr. Stevens to establish Essential Health & Wellness (EHW). EHW offers its patients a comprehensive health care service tailored around their busy schedules with the goal of optimizing their performance and longevity. He is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Dr. Stevens lives in Cary with his wife Dr. Patience Stevens and their three boys Eric, James and Timothy.
He is an avid surfer & triathlete.