A Knoxville native, Dr. Hovis earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis University in 1997. In 2002, he completed an internal medicine internship followed by a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Hovis received his residency training at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis from 2002 – 2006.
His memberships include the Tennessee Medical Society, Radiological Society of North America, American Roentgen Ray Society, and the American College of Radiology.
Dr. Hovis was board-certified by the American Board of Radiology in 2006. He joined the Vista Radiology team in 2007.