Skip to main content Skip to footer

David Anders Provost, MD

Bariatric Surgery
Accepts New Patients
MyBSWHealth portal
portal
Locations
About
"Dr. Provost has practiced bariatric surgery for over 20 years, performing the first laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Texas in April 1999. He is chief of the section of bariatric and general surgery at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple in Temple, TX. Dr. Provost is active in surgeon education and training in laparoscopic gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and revisions and complications. He has served the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) on multiple committees, as well as two terms on the ASMBS Executive Council. Dr. Provost also served as Secretary of the Texas Association of Bariatric Surgery, the Texas Chapter of the ASMBS. He served as President of the ASMBS Foundation, having served on the Foundation board from 2007 - 2014. Dr. Provost also serves as an associate editor for SOARD, the official journal of the ASMBS. As former chair of the Bariatric Surgery Review Committee and now as a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and co-chair of the Verifications and Standards committee, Dr. Provost has been a leader in the national accreditation of bariatric centers."

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO/POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1987)
  • Internship: Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center (1994)
  • Residency: Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern (Austin) (1994)
  • Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care, University of Minnesota @ Minneapolis (1995)
Certifications
  • Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Surgery/General Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, David Anders Provost, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(108)
Overall: 4.5*
Rate Care Provider
Wait Time at Clinic
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions
Care Provider showed Concern for Questions/Worries
Friendliness / Courtesy of Care Provider
Time Care Provider spent with Patient

Patient Comments**

star
star
star
star
star
Aug 30, 2020
Dr. Provost is very respectful, and was very upfront with the me about my situation. I respect him and his staff and have already recommended him to 2 of my friends.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 28, 2020
very nice friendly and helpful workers doctor explained were I could understand what is needed and nurse was amazing
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 26, 2020
very kind, had time for me. felt comfortable
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 23, 2020
Everything was great. Staff & Dr were very friendly.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 21, 2020
Dr Provost was professional, extremely knowledgeable and very accommodating when he answered my questions
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 14, 2020
Dr Provost is fantastic!
star
star
star
star
Aug 1, 2020
I feel that the provider did not listen to me and interrupted while I answered questions or made comments
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 31, 2020
I was very nervous beforehand but Dr. Provost put me at ease. He seems to care and provided the information I needed to feel better about having the surgery.
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 24, 2020
very straight forward and to the point
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 23, 2020
very pleased felt so comfortable and my needs came first
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 17, 2020
everything was great. I felt like I was getting presidential treatment. I am very grateful.
star
star
Jul 4, 2020
not happy with
star
star
star
star
star
Jul 3, 2020
Nice guy, and I trust his skills. I'm glad that he is my surgeon
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 23, 2020
very nice
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 20, 2020
very nice gave me pros and cons and a plan
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 12, 2020
Dr Provost did a very job of letting me know where I was going wrong with my progress & my meal choices. I needed to hear that. I have to be more accountable for my actions. I thank him.
star
star
star
star
star
Jun 10, 2020
I really like Dr.Provost I felt I was in good hands with him for my surgery .. He did a great job by the way
star
Jun 5, 2020
very abrupt not helpful didn't care what I had to sayrude didn't want to help me was not caring
star
star
star
star
star
May 29, 2020
I had been able to get in because of COVID, but doctor was fast and efficient and was able to provide the service that I needed to control my health. I am very thankful.
star
star
star
star
star
May 24, 2020
my doctor and nurse are very good at diagnosis my condition and they are very courteous and very helpful and I thank god for my care team keep up the good work ( excellent )
star
star
star
star
star
May 20, 2020
Different types of surgery were discussed. Advantages and risks of surgery were addressed.
star
star
star
star
star
May 13, 2020
Dr. Provost and his staff were all amazing! We discussed my previous history and he was so helpful in making sure I had all my questions answered.
star
star
star
star
star
May 8, 2020
From pre op, to surgery and further into post op I have received the best possible care from Dr. Provost and his team!
Scroll To Top