James C. Carruth, MD

Dr. James Carruth has over 25 years of experience in the medical field. He received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University in 1990 and completed his post-graduate work, including his internship, residency, and fellowship, at the University of Arkansas. He returned to West Tennessee to help provide hospital coverage with his brother in Jackson, Tennessee, and in June of 1996, he joined his brother in practice full-time. He started the Paris Pulmonary & Primary Care at Henry County Medical Center in April of 2019.

Contact Information

HCMC Paris Pulmonary & Primary Care
300 Hospital Circle, Ste 201
Paris, Tennessee 38242
Phone: 731-641-2765

Education

  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AK – Internship, Residency and Fellowship
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN – Doctor of Medicine (1992)
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN – Bachelor of Science (1985)

Professional Associations

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Board Eligible for Certification in Pulmonary Medicine

Peggy Lachelle Moss, APRN

Lachelle Moss began working in the medical field in 2003 as a Medical Lab Technician. After graduating nursing school in 2010, she worked primarily on the medical-surgical floor as a floor and charge nurse before starting at the Cardiopulmonary Rehab Unit at Regional Hospital of Jackson. She also worked PRN in OB-GYN. She became a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2016, after which she began working with Dr. James Carruth and Dr. Larry Carruth at the Pulmonary Medicine Clinic of Jackson. Starting in 2019 at Henry County Medical Center, she began working with Dr. James Carruth in the hospital and Paris Pulmonary & Primary Care.

Contact Information

HCMC Paris Pulmonary & Primary Care
300 Hospital Circle, Ste 201
Paris, Tennessee 38242
Phone: 731-641-2765

Education

  • AAS Medical laboratory Science – Jackson State Community College, Jackson, TN
  • AAS Nursing-Jackson State Community College, Jackson, TN
  • Master of Science in Nursing- Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, KY