Dr. Shawn McCarty was born in Louisville and is a graduate 1997 of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed residency in Emergency Medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis in 2000 and has been Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 2001. He has over 20 years of experience in Emergency Medicine, and has worked in civilian and military Emergency Departments all over the United States. By his own count Dr. McCarty has cared for over 60,000 patients in these two decades. Dr. McCarty is well known in the local medical community and is the former Medical Staff President at Baptist Healthcare Louisville. He has a lifetime interest in health and fitness and decided to transition to Bariatric Medicine to pursue these interests further. He obtained Board Certification in Obesity Medicine in 2014 and previously operated his own office dedicated to weight loss. Dr. McCarty decided he wanted to be free of the administrative demands of operating his own clinic and decided to join Figure Weight Loss so he could focus on patient care. He spends time away from the office playing tennis and riding his bike on the Louisville Loop. His wife Kim is a lifelong fitness instructor and together they have 6 children.