Dr. Stevens earned a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Doctor of Medicine from East Carolina University School of Medicine.  He completed a Family Practice Residency at the Fairfax Family Practice Program at the Medical College of Virginia and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is board certified in both Family Practice and in Sports Medicine.  In 2003 he founded Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine with locations in Cary, Raleigh, and Holly Springs NC. He serves as Head Medical Team Physician for the National Hockey League’s 2006 Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes, a position he has held since 1997. In addition, Jay is Head Company Physician for the Carolina Ballet, and provides sports medicine services to many area high schools.

His commitment to helping his patients create healthy lifestyles for life-long wellness along with his desire to provide the highest quality and individualized healthcare services motivated Dr. Stevens to establish an executive health program in 2004. Essential Health & Wellness (EHW) was established in 2010 to offer both corporate executives and private clientele comprehensive healthcare services designed around their busy schedules.  Additional services are also offered which include Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Healthcare Direct 24/7 coverage and Stem Cell Research.

Dr. Stevens lives in Cary with his wife Dr. Patience Stevens and their three boys.  He is an avid surfer and triathlete.

Dr. Stevens is not currently accepting new patients at Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine. Please contact Essential Health & Wellness if you wish to schedule an appointment with Dr. Stevens.