Alan attended Abilene Christian University as a Presidential Scholar where he graduated Summa cum Laude in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. In high school and while at ACU, he had the opportunity to go on three medical mission trips to Zambia, Africa. He also spent a semester in Oxford, England through ACU’s study abroad program. He was accepted to one of the most prestigious medical programs in the country, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School where he met his soon to be wife Kristina and obtained his Medical Degree (MD).
After graduating from UT Southwestern in 2005, he completed his internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, where he served as the chief resident of Emergency Medicine in 2007-2008. In Augusta, he also had the opportunity to be on the medical team for the Master’s Golf Tournament in 2008 as the medical provider for 11th, 12th and 13th holes, aka “Amen Corner”.
After completing his residency, Alan and Kristina were excited to move back home to Texas where Alan began work in the Baylor Grapevine Regional Medical Center Emergency Department as well as the Baylor All Saints Emergency Department. He moved full time to Baylor Grapevine in 2009. At Baylor Grapevine, Alan was named Physician of the Month and was also a recipient of the Five Star Spirit award while maintaining patient satisfaction scores in the top ten percent nationwide.
Alan is a proud husband to Kristina and the father of three amazing children, Cosette, Reef, and Scout. He enjoys playing basketball and guitar as well as reading a good book. He watches and roots for the Dallas Cowboys religiously, although he doesn’t always enjoy it.