Dr. Byrd attended the University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio and did his residency in Waco. He is boarded in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He completed his medical training in 2001 and is the founder of Texas Family Medicine. Dr. Byrd is an active member of his church and is involved with prison ministry, particularly the children of prisoners. He and his wife have three children.