Dr. Brooks received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1976 from The University of Georgia. In 1980 he earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Brooks completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia.
He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Brooks was the founding partner of Athens Internal Medicine in 1983 and has served as the team physician for the University of Georgia football team since 1989.