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orthopedic surgeon.

Chalmers Rankin Carr, American orthopedic surgeon.


Carr, Chalmers Rankin was born on October 27, 1907 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Claude and Annie (Rankin) Carr.


Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, 1928. Postgraduate U. North Carolina Medical School, 1931-1933. Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1936.


Intern, Jefferson Medical College Hospital, 1936-1938. Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade) Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1938, advanced through grades to captain, 1951, retired, 1954. Fellow orthopedic surgery Lahey Clinic, Boston, 1943, North Carolina Orthopedic Hospital, Gastonia, 1947.

Chief orthopedic surgery United States Naval Hospital, Oakland, California, 1948-1951, United States Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland., 1951-1954. Practice in Charlotte, North Carolina, from 1954. Chairman of the Board Miller Clinic, Inc., Charlotte, 1954-1977, emeritus, 1977-1984.

Chief orthopedic surgery Charlotte Memorial Hospital, 1958-1960, 66-69. Chief medical staff emeritus Orthopaedic Hospital, Charlotte. Honorary staff orthopaedic surgeon Huntersville (North Carolina) Hospital, Southeastern General Hospital, Lumberton, North Carolina.

Member consultant staffs Presbyterian, Memorial, Mercy hospitals. Honorary consultant emeritus Charlotte Rehabilitation Hospital, from 1977.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical journals.


Fellow Society International de Chirurgeric Orthopedia et Traumautologic. Member Australian Computer Society (governor 1966-1975), American Orthopedic Association, American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Mecklenberg County Medical Society (past president), Medical Society State North Carolina (speaker house of deals 1969-1976), Association Surgeons Southern R.R.’s (president 1966), Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, North Carolina Orthopaedic Society (past president), Pi Kappa Phi, Phi Chi. Clubs: Linville (North Carolina) Country.


Married Willie Alexander, May 8, 1933. Children: Chalmers Rankin, William A., Alice C. Singer.

Claude Carr

Annie (Rankin) Carr

Willie Alexander

Chalmers Rankin Carr

William A. Carr

Alice C. Singer Carr