Jay Adams

Partner / M.D.

Undergraduate Education

Michigan State University, B.S. Biochemistry and Psychology, magnum cum laude


Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School Ann Arbor Michigan



University of Washington, Seattle- Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center- San Antonio Texas- dermatology


American Board of Medical Specialities Certifications

Anatomic  and Clinical Pathology




Professional Experience

Retired LtCol  USAF Medical Corps

Faculty Dermatology Residency Training Program, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

Former Clinical Assoc. Professor, Wright State University Medical School

Former Clinical Assoc. Professor, Uniformed Services Health Sciences University

Senior Faculty and Instructor Henry Ford Health Center, Detroit, Michigan


Dr. Jay Adams was born and raised in Michigan.  He attended college and medical school there under scholarship from the United States Air Force.  He subsequently trained in pathology and then dermatology under Air Force sponsorship and served twenty years in the Air Force, stationed in Hawaii, Alaska, Texas, Ohio and Washington.  He joined Carson Dermatology in 1998 and practices medical and surgical dermatology including the use of Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the treatment of skin cancer.  He is married to Dr. Ruth Adams also of Carson Dermatology and they have two daughters Emily and Claire.