Dr. Flint Smith was raised in Florida and attended the University of Florida, where he majored in microbiology and cell science with a minor in chemistry. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, where he realized that he was destined to be an emergency medicine physician. He attended Texas A&M at Scott and White in Temple, Texas, for emergency medicine. Dr. Smith then moved to San Antonio and has worked as an emergency room physician for the past 13 years. He and his wife, Becky, have two daughters.