Dr. Easterling was born and raised in Kalamazoo, MI. He attended Michigan State University where, along with becoming a SPARTAN fan, he graduated cum laude with a degree in Psychology. He then went on to attend medical school at Wayne State University. After completing his Obstetrics & Gynecology residency at Oakwood Hospital in Detroit, MI in 1991 he re-located to Sarasota, FL to begin practicing medicine.
In 1995 he and Dr. Joseph Corcoran formed the obstetrical practice which is now known as Gulf Coast Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ltd.
Dr. Easterling takes a special interest in minimally invasive surgical procedures and is certified in laparoscopic and DaVinci Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery including myomectomy, hysterectomy, pelvic suspension procedures among others. He also serves as an Assistant Professor with the Florida State College of Medicine.
He and his partners, along with midwives, Laura Danner, Lee Cantwell, Melanie Emery and Nurse Practitioner, Lisa Dorner provide comprehensive options for healthcare to women in south west Florida.
Dr. Easterling loves living in Sarasota with his wife and two daughters.