Dexter Turnquest

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.66666666667 out of 5 with 36 ratings

Dexter Turnquest Bariatric Surgeon M.D.,F.A.C.S.

  • About Me
    Dr. Turnquest is a board certified general and bariatric surgeon who has practiced in the Northwest Houston area for over 20 years. Dr. Turnquest is known for his dedication to his patients and excellent surgical skills. Repeatedly honored and featured in Texas Monthly’s annual “Super Doctors” issue, H Magazine’s “Top Doctors in Houston” publication, Health & Fitness magazine and Newsweek—Dr. Turnquest is trusted in the medical community and by media outlets. Dr. Turnquest is the 2016 Harris County Medical Society Council of Hospital Chiefs of Staff Chairman. He is also the Bariatric Medical Director at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and has served as Chairman of the surgical department, Chief of Staff, and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Houston Northwest Medical Center. His program has been certified as a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery by the ASMBS (American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery) and is one of the very few programs named a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery in Texas. He is past President of the North Branch of the Harris County Medical Society and has served on the board of the Harris County Medical Society and the Houston Academy of Medicine. Dr. Turnquest is on the Board of Directors at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Turnquest is actively involved with The Texas Medical Association and serves on the Trauma and EMS committee. Dr. Turnquest is board certified (1996) and recertified (2006 & 2016) by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). When not working, Dr. Turnquest enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.
  • Latest Reviews See all 36 reviews
    avatar patches8909 on Aug. 6, 2014

    he is excellent

    avatar vabella on March 16, 2013

    He is the best.

    avatar tinybus2 on Jan. 10, 2012

    Dr. Dexter Turnquest, Houston did my surgery.

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