About Terry Scarborough

A native of Clovis, New Mexico, Terry Scarborough, MD is recognized as a Center of Excellence® Surgeon by the Surgical Review Corporation and is a member in good standing with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Recently named one of America’s Top Surgeons by Consumers Research Council of America, Dr. Scarborough has performed more than 4000 laparoscopic procedures, including more than 1000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures.

Dr. Scarborough graduated with honors with a degree in pharmacy from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. In 1993, Dr. Scarborough received his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where he also graduated with honors. Dr. Scarborough completed his surgery residency, as well as a year-long fellowship in laparoscopic surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During his fellowship year, Dr. Scarborough authored multiple articles in the field of laparoscopic surgery.

Once he completed his surgical training in Houston, Dr. Scarborough joined New Mexico Surgical Associates in Albuquerque. In May of 2000, he performed New Mexico’s first laparoscopic kidney transplant. Dr. Scarborough joined the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2002, becoming a fellowship director in laparoscopic surgery. He was awarded for his outstanding work with medical students during this time.

In 2002, Dr. Scarborough began performing laparoscopic bariatric procedures following special training in laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic gastric banding.

Dr. Scarborough is a certified proctor for the Ethicon Endosurgery Corporation, a position which allows him to teach surgeons from around the country how to perform the Realize gastric banding procedure.

Areas of Interest

  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Abdominal Surgery
  • Single-Incision and Single Site Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Solid Organ Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Hernia Surgery


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Southwestern Surgical Society


Medical School
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Certifications & Memberships

Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery




Internal Medicine

Office Locations

1200 Binz St
Suite 950
Houston, TX 77004
Phone: (713) 493-7700
Fax: (281) 971-4065