Dr. McCarter grew up in Southwestern Virginia. He has undergraduate and medical degress from UVA. After completing his Family Medicine Residency at UVA in 1990, he joined the faculty of the Department of Family Medicine to organize and open Stoney Creek Family Practice. Since that time, he has continued to maintain his medical practice at Stoney Creek, while serving first as the Vice Chair for the Department of Family Medicine and now as the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Ambulatory Services and Medical Director for Regional Primary Care at UVA. He and his wife Jenny raised their family in Nelson County and still live there. Dr. McCarter feels that it has been a tremendous privilege to live and work in such a beautiful area with so many wonderful friends and neighbors.