Dr. Provost specializes in laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, Lap-Band, and revisional surgery to correct complications and failures in previous weight loss surgery operations. In addition to providing surgical solutions to his patients, Dr. Provost’s team hosts several support groups at his Denton practice. Support Groups give patients critical support both before and after they have had weight loss surgery. They represent his ongoing dedication to providing his patients with comprehensive weight loss solutions.


Dr. David Provost, MD has been one of the foremost bariatric surgeons in North Texas for more than 20 years. In that time, he has helped thousands of patients’ live longer, happier lives. Dr. Provost is committed to helping patients looking for weight loss solutions at his Denton weight loss surgery practice. Though famous in North Texas, Dr. Provost is a nationally recognized physician and has trained hundreds of surgeons in the U.S. and abroad.


He is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and remained there to conduct his residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he later became an assistant professor at UTSW in 1995. In 2008, he moved his practice to Denton, Texas where he became the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Denton. Dr. Provost serves on the Executive Council of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and is a member of the Board of Directors for ASMBS Foundation. He also serves on the American College of Surgery Committee for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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