Jeffrey T. Adams, MD

Surgery of the Shoulder and Sports Medicine

Specialties: Surgery of the Shoulder and Sports Medicine

Dr. Jeffrey T. Adams received a degree in Microbiology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1982 where he was a Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis in 1986 with high honors in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. His internship and residency were completed at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, from 1986-1991. Dr. Adams became board certified in 1993. In addition to his duties as a doctor, Dr. Adams is a member of several organizations:

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Tennessee Orthopedic Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Maury County Medical Society
  • Clinical Orthopedic Society


Dr. Adams is a native of Memphis. After living in Charlotte, North Carolina, for five years, he returned to Tennessee to practice medicine. Dr. Adams is married to Tina Hyatt Adams, a registered nurse. Dr. Adams along with his wife, Tina, have been recognized for their dedication to the community through several awards such as: Lucille Queener Courtney Community Service Award, Good Scout Award, Youth Education Foundation Community Service Award and inducted into the Columbia Central High School Sports Hall of Fame. Dr. Adams was recognized as the Tennessee Athletic Trainer Association Sportsperson of the Year and received the TSSAA Bridges Award for sports team support.

Dr. Adams is a sports enthusiast and loves to both coach and participate. He especially enjoys golf and fitness training.

Dr. Adams proudly served as the team physician for Columbia Central High School for 22 years. He now serves as the team physician for Marshall County schools. He has been in Maury County with TOA Columbia (formerly Mid-Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic) since 1991. Dr. Adams served as Chief of Staff at Maury Regional Medical Center in 2008 and now serves on the Board of Directors. Dr. Adams is a recent graduate of Leadership Maury.