Dr. Carson graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in zoology from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. He then completed an Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Carson has an Oklahoma Medical License and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and rheumatology. He is a member of many organizations including: the American Academy of Pain Management, the American College of Rheumatology, and the American Medical Association. He has published multiple journal articles, been involved in research, and received numerous awards of excellence throughout his career.