Payne is originally from Southlake, Texas. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Baylor University, followed by a master’s in medical sciences from the University of North Texas. He finished his education at the University of Florida, where he obtained his Master of Physician Assistant Studies.
Before his education in Florida, Payne worked at a hepatology clinic where he grew his passion for preventative healthcare and patient education. This passion drew him towards gastroenterology during his education and now towards his medical career. He is excited to share this passion with his patients and help them achieve their best possible health outcomes through education and collaborative decision-making. Payne is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Payne lives in the central Florida area and loves fishing, working out, and watching football.