Dr. Stephenson attended college at the University of North Carolina and medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia in 1975 then a fellowship in Rheumatology, also at the University of Georgia, from 1975-1978.
He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. His special interests include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and polymyalgia rheumatica.
He has been in private practice in Greenville for more than 30 years. He and his wife have two adult sons.