Dr. Garth Davis, MD

Dr. Garth Davis, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Garth Davis, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1996 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.Read his story

1 Hospital Dr # 106

Asheville, NC 28801

Contact Information

(828) 213-4100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Davis performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Davis's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Davis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Davis "Garth P. Davis, MD, FACS, FASMBS, graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Texas in Austin where he was the Student Government President and was recognized as the most outstanding student at UT. Dr. Davis went on to attend medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class. In addition, he was inducted to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Davis completed his surgical residency at the prestigious University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he was elected to the position of Chief Administrative Resident. He then started his career in Houston, Texas where he established The Davis Clinic and was an assistant professor of surgery at The University of Texas-Houston. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He is also boarded in medical management of obesity. Dr. Davis is the author of two books: Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and The Expert's Guide to Weight-Loss Surgery. Having spent 17 years in the field of surgical and medical weight management, Dr. Davis is a recognized expert in initial bariatric procedures as well as revisional bariatric surgery, and he is frequently asked to give lectures to both patient and physician audiences."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Davis "I am interested in helping people understand nutrition and helping them lose weight to live a healthier and happier life.I am the medical director of Mission Weight Management which provides comprehensive care to people seeking to manage their weight.  We meet people where they are and provide evidenced based techniques for successfully losing and maintaining weight."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

5  Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Associated Asthma
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of MI
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of MI
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Davis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Davis' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Davis to family and friends
63 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

  • 5
    (59)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Davis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

I am a 42 year lady from South Africa. I love watching the channel and it inspires me. How I wish we had a Dr (s) like this ones in my country
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Very caring surgeon who wants what is best for you. Takes time to ensure you understand and are comfortable with what is going on. Upfront and honest. Does not make promises of miraculous weight loss with no effort on your part.
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