Originally from Alabama, Dr. Doty grew up in Birmingham and graduated from Homewood High School in 1999. He attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham graduating magna cum laude with honors with a B.S. in Biology in 2002. He attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine and after graduating in 2007, remained at UAB to complete his internship and residency in Internal Medicine. Following completion of post graduate training in internal medicine, he joined the UAB internal medicine faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine through 2011.