Dr. Yelverton grew up in Mount Olive, Mississippi, and completed her undergraduate degree at Mississippi College. She then earned her medical degree at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Dr. Yelverton completed her internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she served as Chief Administrative Resident. She is also a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.