PSN Member Profile

Dr. Cara Hammonds, M.D. – Board Certified Rheumatology provider in Paducah, Kentucky.

Dr. Cara Hammonds, M.D. - Rheumatology

Member Biography

Dr. Cara Hammonds, M.D. received her medical education at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY and has completed specialty training in Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati and Rheumatology at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Hammonds is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Kentucky, 2010-2010 ABIM Certification in Rheumatology

Kentucky 2009-2019 ABIM Certification in Internal Medicine

College: Murray State University, Murray, KY B.S., May 1999. Summa Cum Laude

Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, M.D. May 2005

Internal Medicine: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Residency 2005-2008

Rheumatology: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Fellowship 2008-2010

Special Awards for Professional Activities:

Rheumatology Fellow of the Year (2010)

Teaching Activities: Faculty Preceptor for 1st year VUMC student (Continuity Care Experience 2.0), assisted with fellows’ conference (2012-2013)

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Paducah Rheumatology January 2013 – current
  • Clinical Instructor, Rheumatology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 10/10 – 11/13


Dr. Cara Hammonds


Facilities Served

Crittenden Health Systems
Marshall County Hospital

Conditions Treated

  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis

Procedures Performed

  • Osteoporosis Screening

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