Dr. Rogers is a native Texan, born in San Antonio. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1972 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School in San Antonio in 1977. He completed his internship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He did his general surgery residency also at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, followed by a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery (1978–1983) at the same medical center.
In 2012, Dr. Rogers merged his practice with the START Center for Cancer Care. Dr. Rogers is board certified by the American Board of Surgery as well as the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery.