Dr. Powell grew up in Florida, starting in Valrico and then moving to Jacksonville. He started his education at the University of Florida where his obsession with the Gators began. After graduation, he moved back to the Tampa Bay area for medical school at the University of South Florida College of Medicine where he also obtained his Masters of Business Administration. He stayed at USF for his residency in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Following his training, he joined Tampa Bay ENT. In addition, he also joined the USF faculty as a clinical faculty member at the James A Haley VA Hospital where he continues to help train residents. His interests lie in Pediatric E.N.T., allergies, in addition to nasal and sinus disorders.