Dr. McLimore earned his bachelor's degree from Wabash College in 1983, graduating cum laude. He earned a bachelor's degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis, graduating in 1985, and went to medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, Kentucky, graduating in 1989. Dr. McLimore completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1990 and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1993. He has had several abstracts included in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and co-established the first Musculoskeletal Continuity Clinic at the VA Medical Center in Houston. Dr. McLimore is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the International Rehabilitation Medicine Association, the Physiatric Association of Spine Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation, International Spine Injection Society and the American Congress of Academic Physiatrists.