Troy Houseworth, MD, FACS

HouseworthTroy Houseworth, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic-assisted bariatric procedures. He’s a strong believer in compassion and support as the keys to weight loss success beyond the operating room.

Board-Certified Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Troy Houseworth

Troy Houseworth, MD, has performed more weight loss robotic surgery procedures than any other surgeon or program in Washington. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He completed his training at the Institute for Laparoscopic Surgery in Bellevue.

Dr. Houseworth is a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he was the chief of general surgery. He founded the bariatric surgery program at Keller Army Community Hospital in West Point, New York.

Dr. Houseworth: qualifications and expertise

Board Certification

General surgery

Areas of expertise

  • Robotic gastric bypass
  • Robotic sleeve gastrectomy (gastric sleeve)
  • Robotic duodenal switch
  • Robotic and laparoscopic bariatric revisions
  • Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAP-BAND)
  • Laparoscopic gastric bypass
  • Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Single-incision laparoscopic surgery

Medical Degree

Troy Houseworth, MD, FACSCase Western Reserve School of Medicine
Cleveland, Ohio


Madigan Army Medical Center
Tacoma, Washington


Institute for Laparoscopic Surgery
Bellevue, Washington

View the Franciscan Center for Weight Management videos to hear Dr. Houseworth talk about his philosophy of care and the types of surgeries he performs.

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