Robert Marvin, MD, FACS

Dr. Robert Marvin is a Board Certified Surgeon who specializes in Minimally-Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic Surgery) for the treatment of obesity. He has additional Certification in Surgical Critical Care and has been recognized by the American Society of Bariatric Surgeons (ASBS) as a surgeon practicing at a Center of Excellence in Obesity Surgery.

Dr. Marvin began his Residency Training in San Antonio at the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1989. After finishing his fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at the University of Texas Houston, he continued on as an Assistant Professor of Surgery and taught at Hermann Hospital. In 2000, Dr. Marvin left his professorship to enter a Private Surgical practice focusing on weight-loss surgery. Dr. Marvin has done additional training to learn the techniques of Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (1992), the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band (2004) and the Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve (2007) operations. Since the inception of his Obesity Surgery practice in 2002, he has performed surgery for more than 1000 patients suffering from obesity with excellent outcomes and low complication rates.


  • Over 27 years of surgery experience

  • Awarded “Outstanding Lapro-endoscopic Resident Surgeon in 1994

  • Recognized as a surgeon practicing at a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

  • Medical Director for Obesity Surgery Specialists and Houston Surgical Specialists

  • Primary surgeon for Houston Obesity and Metabolic Disease Clinic

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