Hometown: Tyler, Texas

Education: Bachelor in Marketing at Southern Methodist University

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University

Emergency Medicine Residency at UTSW in Dallas, Texas

Years of experience: 12 years

Dr. Stephenson grew up playing sports and wanting to be a physician since 1st grade. He was the kicker for the Southern Methodist Football team and was on the All-Conference academic team. While in college, he also worked as a physician scribe in the emergency department. He enjoyed seeing a wide variety of patient complaints and meeting new people everyday which led him to choose emergency medicine as his speciality. He trained at Parkland Hospital in association with UTSW where he served as a chief resident. When he is not working, he is pumping iron, telling dad jokes and spending time with his lovely wife and two children.