Dr. Garth Davis, M.D, is an American surgeon, obesity medicine practitioner, a vegan doctor and an author. He advocates on the importance of plants based diet for a healthy lifestyle and has published a book expressing importance on the topic. The good doctor is also known for hit TLC show Big Medicine which lasted for two seasons with 22 episodes in total. Follow with us to learn more about Dr. Davis including his married life, family, career, and net worth.
Dr. Garth Davis Birthdate, Age, height, family, ethnicity,
He was born as Garth Philip Davis in Johannesburg, South Africa on Junaray 28, 1970 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 two sisters namely Kim Callaway and Toni Davis Friedman.
Dr. Garth Davis is married to a wife. Know his children
Dr. Davis is married to his longtime wife Kelly Davis. The two began their marriage journey with a wedding on July 15, 2006. Alongside loving and supportive partner Dr. Davis and his wife get to shares their happiness with two offsprings, both are girls.
Dr. Davis publicly speaks about the importance of plant-based food. Not only he advocates but the first thing he did was to start from the house. He and his wife became vegan in the early years of their marriage and maintain in the family too. They do not keep children in any kind of obligation, however, the two girls have grown to like the vegetarian foods and hate the taste of meat.
Kelly is a cook, besides preparing food for the family she participated in her husband PCRM approved cooking classes to teach how to make plant-based meals effectively from cost and nutritious value to keeping delicious aspects of the recipe alive.
Career and Education
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, he 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.
Journey to become a Vegan Doctor
Dr. Davis changed his belief toward diet implementation after suffering from the fat-related problem. In 2006 he was hypertensive, had high cholesterol and fatty liver. It is not an ideal situation when a weight loss doctor himself lacks on the personal level while he is supposed to take care of many patients and cure them of obesity. Hence he suspected his diet plan at home the same he prescribed for the patients for weight control.
In search of answers, he reviewed the scientific literature, after learning and conclusion he looked for answers in the plant-based diet. He completely went vegan and his supportive wife Kelly followed him on the journey. The diet resolved his illness and found the same reaction in his patients as they adopted his diet.
Dr. Davis gives talks on vegetarian diet and its implications for health. Meanwhile, he has expressed concerns about meat consumption and needs for diet change through his book Proteinaholic: How Our Obsession with Meat Is Killing Us published in 2015.
Though obvious Dr. Davis net worth counts in million, for now, we have not got an exact figure on his net worth. He lived in a luxury mansion with his wife and children in Huston, Texas before moving to Ashville, North Carolina in 2018 where he heads as the Medical Director of weight management clinic of Mission Health.