Dr. Fowlkes is a Birmingham native, graduating from Mountain Brook High School in 1968. He graduated from the University of Alabama in 1971 and from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in 1975. He then moved to Gainesville, Florida, where he received his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida. He was the recipient of the Hugh Hill Award for being the outstanding resident in 1978 and 1979. Presently he is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a past Departmental Chief of OB/GYN for Baptist Medical Center – Montclair.
Dr. Fowlkes is married with five children and one grandchild. His hobbies include golf, travel, and reading.