Dr. Folk graduated with an honors degree in biology from The University of Texas at Austin and then completed medical school and residency at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School. As a medical student, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Folk's research has been published in Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Journal of Nuclear Medicine. His Fractures Analysis has been presented at several prestigious orthopaedic conferences.