Terry Scarborough, MD, FACS


Board-Certified Surgeon, American Board of Surgery

Dr. Terry Scarborough is from Clovis, New Mexico. He attended the University of New Mexico, where he graduated with honors and a degree in Pharmacy. In 1993, he received his medical degree from the University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine and, again, graduated with honors. Dr. Scarborough’s surgical residency was completed at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he also continued training in laparoscopic surgery through a year-long fellowship there. He authored many articles in the field of laparoscopic surgery during his year-long fellowship.

Dr. Scarborough returned to Albuquerque after his surgical training in Houston was complete. He joined New Mexico Surgical Associates, and in May of 2000, he performed New Mexico’s first laparoscopic kidney transplant. He joined the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2002. While there, he was a fellowship director in laparoscopic surgery. After being specifically trained in laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures and laparoscopic gastric banding, Dr. Scarborough began to perform laparoscopic bariatric surgeries in 2002. Dr. Scarborough and Dr. Sherman Yu joined forces to create Texas Laparoscopic Consultants, and opened our private practice in June 2008.

The Consumers Research Council recently named Dr. Scarborough as one of America’s Top Surgeons, and The Surgical Review Corporation recognizes Dr. Scarborough as a Center of Excellence Surgeon. He has successfully completed over four thousand laparoscopic surgical procedures, more than one thousand of which were laparoscopic bariatric procedures. Dr. Scarborough trains surgeons all over the country in the proper completion of REALIZE® gastric banding procedures as a certified representative of the Ethicon Endosurgery Corporation. He is also a member in good standing of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Areas Of Interest

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


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