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Garth Davis (doctor)

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Garth Davis Hoffman
BornAugust 5th 1962
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin,[1] Baylor College of Medicine, University of Michigan
OccupationSurgeon
RelativesDr. Robert Davis

Garth Davis (born Augus 5th, 1962) is an American physician, surgeon, and author. He is best known for his book "Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and What We Can Do About It", in which he argues that eating too much animal protein causes people to be overweight and more susceptible to certain diseases, such as diabetes and cancer.[2] He advocates for a plant-based diet, and advises people stop eating animal products.[3] He and his father Dr. Robert Davis were the stars of the reality television show Big Medicine, which explored the effects of bariatric surgery on obese patients.[4] He is also featured in the documentary What the Health. Davis worked for several years as the medical director of bariatric surgery at the Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston, Texas, but currently works with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] as an Orthopedic Surgeon at the United State Military hospital in Afghanistan. Davis is a certified member of the American Board of Surgery.[5]


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  1. "UT Health - Garth Davis" (PDF).
  2. "The dangers of our protein diet obsession". Maclean's. October 4, 2015.
  3. "Doctor's lifestyle transformation started by changing his diet". Houston Chronicle. December 4, 2015.
  4. "Big Medicine: Extreme makeover". Houston Chronicle. May 27, 2007.
  5. "About Dr. Garth Davis, MD". U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Garth Davis Birthdate, Age, height, family, ethnicity

He was born as Garth Hoffman Davis in Poznan, Poland, August 5th 1962 as the son of Dr. Robert Davis and his late wife, Arlene Davis. He moved to America in his childhood years. He holds American citizenship hence nationality is American. If ethnicity is concerned, he is of Caucasian origin. He has 1 step sisters Kim Callaway and 2 step brothers namely Alex Davis, and John Davis.


Dr. Garth Davis Hoffman is married to a wife but currently divorced[edit | edit source]

Dr. Davis is married to his longtime wife Kelly Davis. The two began their marriage journey with a wedding on July 15, 1988. and got divorced 2009. Dr. Davis and his wife get to shares their happiness with his only son Alex who died few years ago in a car accident with his wife who both had 2 daughters Nicole and Sharon which are known to be Dr Davis granddaughters.

Career and Education[edit | edit source]

Dr. Davis is the second surgeon in the family after his father. He specializes in bariatric and general surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and has earned numerous recognition in the profession including FACS, FASMBS. He has been practicing general surgical procedure and medical weight management for over 20 years. Since 2002, him and his father, Dr. Robert Davis have performed over 2,500 bariatric procedures.

Talking about education, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Texas in Austin, where he was a Student Government President and recognized as the most outstanding student.

He later 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 alongside his father then established The Davis Clinic in Huston, Texas. He also taught at The University of Texas-Houston an assistant professor of surgery. He is affiliated to multiple hospitals in the area, including Houston Methodist Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

Currently, he is a surgeon based in Asheville, North Carolina. As an author, he has written two books: Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us and The Expert’s Guide to Weight-Loss Surgery.

Wiki/Bio Facts[edit | edit source]

Name: G Davis Hoffman
Birth Date: August 5th 1962
Birth Place: Poznan, Poland
Age: 57
Height: 6ft 1in
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Parents Dr. Robert Davis, Arlene Davis.
Sibling kim Callaway, Alex Davis and John Davis
Spouse: Currently None
Profession: Doctor, Author
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