Dr. Daugherty obtained his bachelor's degree at Loyola University New Orleans and then went on to obtain his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his general surgery residency at LSU New Orleans, followed by a Colorectal Surgery fellowship at LSU Shreveport.
He is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and in Colon and Rectal Surgery by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Additionally, he is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at LSUHSC in New Orleans.
He is also involved nationally serving on the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) young surgeons committee.