|This article is about the doctor that delivered Carl in the Comic Series. You may be looking for the other Comic Series doctor, or the TV Series doctor.|
Before the outbreak, Dr. Stephens was a doctor in Cynthiana, Kentucky. He was likely friends with the Grimes family. When Carl Grimes was born, Dr. Stephens delivered him.
Since the beginning of the outbreak, Dr. Stephens' status is unknown. While Rick Grimes was on his way to Atlanta, he tells his newly found horse about the day Carl was born, and that Gilroy called him and told him to meet the Grimes family at the hospital.
- Robert Kirkman stated that Dr. Stephens is the name of his personal doctor.