Carl P. Stamm M.D is a highly recognized Gastroenterologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders and the performance of endoscopic procedures. In 1992 he founded Carolina Mountain Gastroenterology to meet his goal of providing the best possible adult GI care in our area.
Born and raised in New York, he joined the United States Army in 1976 as a medical student. Dr. Stamm earned his medical and graduate degrees at New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York and his undergraduate at Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York. He fulfilled his internship and residency in internal medicine at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii followed by his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.
During his Army career he served in Maryland, Georgia, Hawaii, Germany and Saudi Arabia/Iraq where he held positions such as Chief of Internal Medicine Service, Chief of Department of Medicine and Clinical Director of Gastroenterology. He served as Gastroenterology Consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army in theatre for Operation Desert Shield/Operation Desert Storm for exceptional service. He received the Bronze Star Metal for Operation Desert Storm in 1991. He was honorably discharged as Lieutenant Colonel, Medical Corps in 1992.
Dr. Stamm has researched and developed many publications including “Benign colonic ulcers associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug ingestion” published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.
He is currently affiliated with Pardee Hospital, where he has been a member of the O.R. Committee since 2008, Park Ridge Health, and Transylvania Regional Hospital. He has also served on multiple other staff committees over the years.
Dr. Stamm is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, The NC Medical Society and recently received his award for 25 years of service with The American College of Gastroenterology. He currently serves as President for Carolina Mountain Gastroenterology.
He lives in Hendersonville with his wife Kathleen of 34 years. He enjoys sailing, fishing, gardening and traveling with his wife.