Shawn is a native of Kentucky, and moved to the Lake City area in 2005 to join Dr. Thanawala and Dr. Duterte. He is a graduate of Berea College, Marshall University Graduate School, and the University Of Kentucky College of Health Sciences where he received a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies.
He is a certified Physician's Assistant through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Shawn is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. He is an active member and teacher of theological Bible study at Grace Life Church of Lake City.