Dr. Cushing earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He then did an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at University of California, San Francisco, followed by a Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Fellowship at the University of California’s Davis Medical Center. Dr. Cushing is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease. He is a professional member of several organizations, including the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the California Medical Association and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He and his wife have two children and he enjoys raising cattle on his ranch and competing in triathlons.