Dr. Stanton is a Conway native. He was born on July 16, 1955. He married his wife, Denise (Henderson) Stanton in 1976. He graduated from Conway high school and went to the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville for two years. While there, he played basketball for the Razorbacks. Then, in 1975, he moved back to Conway and attended the University of Central Arkansas where he earned his B.S. degree.
His postgraduate education began in Memphis, Tennessee at the University of Tennessee Dental School. After two years of dental school in Memphis, Dr. Stanton switched to medicine and enrolled at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. He earned his M.D. from there in 1985. He completed his residency training in General Surgery at UAMS in 1990. He practiced in Little Rock for four years and then moved to Conway. Since 1994, Dr. Stanton has been a practicing General, Laparoscopic, and Thoracic Surgeon on active staff at Conway Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Stanton is the father of eight boys. He now lives just outside of Conway with Denise and six of his sons. He is very active in the medical and otherwise community of Conway, and he regularly attends church in Little Rock. Appointed by Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2000, he is currently serving a term on the Board of Trustees at the University of Central Arkansas. He is involved with alumni affairs and regularly attends sporting events at UCA. Dr. Stanton is an outdoorsman who enjoys golfing and regularly attends to a small farm at his home.
One of Dr. Stanton’s favorite operations are the vasectomy reversals he performs right in the office on a weekly basis. Click here to find out more.