Our Providers

J. J. Carr, MD

Dr. J. J. Carr, a native Texan, obtained his bachelor of science degree from Texas Tech University in 1990. Dr. Carr attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston obtaining his medical degree in 1996. In 1999 he went on to complete his residency in Family Medicine at Spohn Memorial in Corpus Christi, where he fell in love with the area. Afterwards, he had the distinguished opportunity to work for the Scott and White Hospital system in Temple, with over 500 doctors. After his wife completed her residency there, they decided to come back to their beloved Corpus Christi and open a private practice together where they have been ever since.

In addition to traditional medical health care, Dr. Carr has taken a special interest in helping patients lose weight and lose their need for medications, and truly live a healthier lifestyle. In addition to several years of study in this area, he was honored with Diplomate status by The American Board of Obesity Medicine, after gaining additional board certification in Obesity Medicine.

Office Location:

Calallen Medical Clinic

4030 River Hill Dr
Corpus Christi, Texas 78410



Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.

Primary Specialty:
Family Medicine
From ADHD to Weight Loss

Secondary Specialty:
American Board of Obesity Medicine – Board Certified

Undergraduate Education:
B.S. at Texas Tech University : 1990

Medical Education:
Doctor of Medicine at Univ. of Texas at Galveston : 1996

Corpus Christi Spohn Memorial Family Practice Residency Program : 1999

Board Certifications:
American Board of Obesity Medicine : 2012
American Board of Family Medicine : 1999

In Practice Since:

American Society of Bariatric Physicians

American Association of Physicians and Surgeons

Honors and Awards:
Physician of the Day, Texas State Capitol : May 13, 2011
Physician’s Recognition Award, American Medical Association : 2012-2015

Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation, American Medical Association : 2006-2009
Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association : 1999-2002