Dr. Samuel Stevens was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He has also lived in Austin, Chicago, and New York. He studied acting and writing at Northwestern University, and later attended the University of Texas for medical school, anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship. He is board certified in anesthesiology and in pain management. He has published articles and presented his work in chronic and regional pain medicine conferences. He enjoys traveling, hiking, basketball, and being with his family.