In 2002, Dr. Alder earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Alder completed both his transitional internship in 2003 and his residency program in 2007 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging from the University of South Carolina in 2008.
Dr. Alder is a member of the American College of Radiology and the Radiologic Society of North America.
In 2007, Dr. Alder was board-certified with the American Board of Radiology and joined the Vista Radiology team in 2009.