Dr. Petty received his medical degree from the University of Utah Medical School. There, he was honored with the James A. Bush Memorial Research Award for the Best medical research project at the University of Utah. He then went on the complete his residency in General Surgery, locally, at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Petty then relocated to the University of Texas – Houston where he completed his Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery.
In addition to diagnosis, medical management and surgical treatment of colon and rectal disease, Dr. Petty performs all aspects of General Surgery. He is board certified with both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.