Dr. McCarty received his medical education and internship from the University of Oklahoma. He completed his anesthesia residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He spent 13 years in Tyler, Texas, furthering his career as an anesthesiologist and gaining skill in acute and chronic pain medicine. There, he chartered and developed what is now one of the largest practices in the state. After completing an Interventional Pain Medicine fellowship at the University of South Florida in Tampa, he joined Austin Pain Associates. He is an active member of the International Spinal Injection Society and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.