Dorian Jones was born in Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Romulus and Canton, Michigan. From an early age, he had a passion for science and helping others. He graduated from Plymouth Salem High School with distinction. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He also completed a minor in Biology with concentrations in molecular biology and biochemistry. His senior thesis was in synthetic organic chemistry. During his time at Kalamazoo College, he studied abroad in Madrid, Spain and served on many committees. Afterwards he received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Next, he completed internal medicine training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio and served an additional year as a Chief Medical Resident. During this time, he completed training in process improvement, and participated in training in Lean and Six Sigma. He completed Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. During training, he researched and published in inflammatory bowel disease, process improvement, patient safety, and liver disease. Later, he moved to Okemos with his wife and daughter, and joined the Michigan Gastroenterology Institute. Since his arrival in 2018 he has enjoyed seeing patients in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and servicing the community. In addition to his work in medicine and research, he enjoys sports, running, weightlifting, photography, reading, and cooking.