Andrew J.P. Carroll, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Chandler, Arizona, is a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 134,600 physicians and medical students nationwide. As an AAFP board member, Carroll advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients to inspire positive change in the US health care system.
Carroll is the founder, owner and medical director of Atembis LLC, an integrated medical-behavioral family medicine practice in Chandler. In addition to traditional payer patients, he cares for uninsured patients, those without a private or employer health plan, and those who are not eligible for federal or state insurance benefits by providing cost-conscientious care and arranging for diagnostic studies to be done at or near cost. Carroll’s practice combines full scope family medical care as well as full breadth behavioral care through a team-based approach.
In addition, Carroll serves as chief medical officer of accountable care services for Change Healthcare. In this role, he leads and guides a value-based shared savings health care program. Carroll also serves as medical director for VaxCare in Arizona and initiated the company’s expansion into the state. He was just named Clinical Informatics Fellow of Canvas Medical.
Carroll also volunteers as a clinical assistant professor with the department of family and community medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.
A member of the AAFP since 1999, Carroll served as an Arizona delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates. He also served as a member of the Commission for Quality and Practice and the Commission for Governmental Advocacy.
At the chapter level, Carroll has served the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians in various leadership roles, including chapter president and media liaison.
Carroll earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego, Revelle College. He earned his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. He completed his residency at Mid-Hudson Family Practice Residency Program in Kingston, New York.
He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has the AAFP Degree of Fellow, an earned degree awarded to family physicians for distinguished service and continuing medical education.