Dr. Bennett is an Arkansas native. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed General Surgery residency at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. During this time, he studied molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis and obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Science. After finishing his fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, he practiced colorectal surgery at the county hospital in Fort Worth before moving back to Denver.