Dr. Stewart was born and raised in Spartanburg. After graduating from Spartanburg High School, he attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. and graduated with his bachelor of science in 1974. He went on to the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1977. He spent three years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. As a captain, the Army awarded him the Army Commendation Medal. In 1978, Dr. Stewart married his wife, Patti.
In 1980, Dr. Stewart and his wife moved back to Spartanburg and opened the dental practice where they have been practicing ever since. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Piedmont District Dental Society and Spartanburg County Dental Society. He is a former President of the Piedmont District Dental Society.
“The thing I enjoy most about dentistry is being able to serve families for generations. I see the kids of kids I saw in my practice in the 1980s. I love that,” says the Spartanburg dentist.
Dr. Stewart and his wife are active in their church, First Baptist Church of Spartanburg. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Deacons and was the director of 8th Grade Sunday School for many years. Dr. and Mrs. Stewart have three children—Kristen, Creighton and William—and two granddaughters, Hannah and Caroline. All three of the Stewarts’ children are alumni of Dr. Stewart’s alma mater, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. His son, William, is following in his footsteps as a dentist, attending the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine.
When Dr. Stewart is away from the office, he enjoys sports and the outdoors, participating in slalom water skiing, running, snow skiing, golfing, gardening and boating.