Adams

Joseph Curtis Adams, M.D., FACC

Interventional Cardiology

Practice Locations: 

Oxford Clinic
Tupelo Clinic

Education

  • Duke University Medical Center
    – Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, 2002 – 2003
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    – Fellowship in Cardiology, 1999 – 2002
    – Residency in Internal Medicine, 1996 – 1999
    Cum Laude, M.D.
  • University of Mississippi Medical School
    – Bachelor of Science – Biology, 1987 – 1991
    Cum Laude

Experience

  • Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi, PA, Tupelo, Mississippi, 09/2003 – present
    – Cardiologist
  • Oxford Heart Clinic, Oxford, Mississippi, 07/2003 – 09/2003
    – Cardiologist
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, 2000 – 2002
    – Coverage Physician
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, 1997 – 2002
    – Fee-Basis Physician
  • Marion County Hospital, Columbia, Mississippi, 1998 – 2000
    Leake Memorial Hospital, Carthage, Mississippi
    Trace Regional Hospital, Houston, Mississippi
    Lawrence County Hospital, Monticello, Mississippi
    Perry County Hospital, Richton, Mississippi
    – Emergency Room Physician
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, 1994
    -Department of Anatomy, Laboratory Technician

Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999, 2009, 2009 – Present
    Cardiovascular Disease (2/2004)
    Interventional Cardiology (2/2005)
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination
    Step 1 Score: 225/189, 1994
    Step 2 Score: 236-189, 1995
    Step 3 Score: 236-192, 1997
  • Advanced Traumatic Life Support Certification, 1997
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification, 1998
  • Mississippi State Medical License, 1997 – Present
  • North Carolina State Medical License, 2002 – Present
  • American Board of Hospital Physicians, Diplomate, 2004
  • The Society of Cardiovascular Angiography And Interventions, 2003

Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, 2001 – Present
    Fellow (2005)
  • American College of Physicians, 1995 – 1999
  • American Medical Students’ Association, 1993 – 1996
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, 1992 – 1996

Honors And Awards

  • A. Hunt Academic Scholarship, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 1996
  • Phi Kappa Phi, University of Mississippi Chapter, 1995
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1995
    – Dean’s Award
    – Lange Book Award
    – University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, University of Mississippi, 1989
  • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society, University of Mississippi, 1987
  • Charles B. Sissler Academic Scholarship, University of Mississippi, 1986

Publications/Presentations/Clinical Trials

  • Use of Transtracheal Jet Ventilation in Difficult Airway Management, American College of Physicians, Mississippi Chapter, Associates Presentation, 1998
  • A Novel Technique to Salvage Infected Pacemaker Pockets, Unpublished, 2001
  • Gene Expression Profiling in Monocytes of Normal And Atherosclerotic Patients, Submitted to 55th Fall Conference of the HBPR Council, 2001
  • E.Scover Registry, Site Principal Investigator, 2005