About the author

Dr. Garth Davis is the medical director of weight management at Mission hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, and starred on the hit TLC show Big Medicine.

In addition to Proteinaholic, Dr. Davis is author of The Expert’s Guide to Weight Loss Surgery. Dr. Davis graduated from the UT in Austin where he was the Student Government President. Dr. Davis completed his surgical residency at the prestigious University of Michigan. While there, Dr. Davis underwent extensive training in general surgical disciplines, specializing in laparoscopic procedures.

Dr. Davis has been named a Texas Monthly “Super Doc” several times, most recently in 2015. Dr. Davis is a recognized expert in initial bariatric procedures as well as revisional bariatric surgery, and frequently lectures on the importance of a plant-based diet. He is dedicated to helping people discovern the foods and adopt the  behaviors that can lead to a healthy and happy life.

Now that he’s totally recovered Proteinaholic, Dr. Davis competes in marathons and Ironman triathlons. He lives in Asheville, with his family, a shy cat, and an absurdly large dog.