Dr. Matthew St. Laurent

Dr. Matthew St. Laurent

If you're ready to start a new chapter of health in your life, you deserve the care of a leader in the field of bariatric surgery.

Dr. Matthew St. Laurent has been named one of America's Top Surgeons and leads a practice recognized as a Center of Excellence.

Dr. St. Laurent invites you to learn more about why thousands of patients come to his Houston, TX-area practice for bariatric surgery...

A Leader in Bariatric Surgery
Serving Greater Houston, TX

Dr. Matthew St. Laurent is a proud native of Houston, Texas.

He is one of the most experienced laparoscopic surgeons in the Houston area, having performed well over 6,000 advanced laparoscopic procedures and over 4,500 bariatric procedures

His entire practice is devoted to bariatric medicine and the treatment of morbid obesity. 

In addition to serving as the prior Bariatric Medical Director at Cy-Fair Medical Center and JourneyLite of Houston, Dr. St. Laurent currently serves as the Bariatric Medical Director for North Cypress Medical Center.

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Northwest EndoSurgical is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons.

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Thousands of patients have benefited from Dr. St. Laurent's expertise in bariatric surgery. Thanks to his mastery of today's most effective weight loss surgeries, many throughout Houston and beyond are experiencing the benefits of a healthier weight, controlled diabetes, freedom from sleep apnea, and elevated confidence. To book your consultation with a true leader in the field, please give us a call at (281) 921-1890.


Dr. St. Laurent graduated Magna Cum Laude from the honors program at Texas A&M University with a degree in Biochemistry.  Afterward, he received his medical degree at Texas A&M University College of Medicine where he was recognized for surgical honors and graduated in the top of his class. 

Dr. St. Laurent subsequently completed his surgical training at the University of Texas Health Service Center in San Antonio, Texas.  While training at the University of Texas Health Science Center, he distinguished himself by publishing multiple articles in the fields of transplant and general surgery.

He has successfully completed multiple advanced courses in laparoscopic surgical techniques and laparoscopic colorectal surgery at Tulane University in New Orleans and Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. He has also completed advanced training in Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding or LAGB.

   "Bariatric Surgery Is a Very Fulfilling Profession"

Dr. Matthew St. Laurent is a Houston surgeon dedicated to helping his community overcome the challenges of living with obesity. His passion for bariatric surgery is surpassed only by the joy he experiences through improving patients' lives. Dr. St. Laurent can help you live a healthier life with the help of weight loss surgery.
Dr. St. Laurent in bariatric surgery procedure

A Respected Mentor in Bariatric Surgery

Dr. St. Laurent's vast experience and education have established him not only as a leading surgeon but also as a mentor to colleagues and the next generation of bariatric surgeons. He served as a certified proctor/instructor for Allergan Corporation, teaching other surgeons around the country how to perform the LAP-BAND System procedure. Dr. St. Laurent also served as an instructor/proctor for Covidien Corporation, training surgeons on vertical sleeve gastrectomy.

Choosing Dr. St. Laurent as your bariatric surgeon means trusting your health to the surgeon other surgeons depend on for guidance and advancement in the field of surgical weight loss. 

Awards & Distinctions

Dr. St. Laurent's proven expertise and outstanding results in the field of bariatric surgery has earned him several important distinctions, including:

Board Certification

Dr. St. Laurent is a board-certified general surgeon and a member in good standing with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

One of America's Top Surgeons

Dr. St. Laurent was named one of America’s Top Surgeons (Bariatric Surgery 2009 – 2019) by the Consumers Research Council of America. 

A Top Doctor

He has also been named a “Top Doctor” for “Who’s Who Among American Professionals.” 

Leader of a Center of Excellence

His practice has earned the prestigious designation of being named a certified ASMBS Center of Excellence (CoE). 

Review by Dr. Alain Elbaz

Dr. Alain Elbaz is a colleague of Dr. St. Laurent who had trouble losing weight through traditional methods. In this bariatric surgery testimonial, Dr. Elbaz says he was amazed at how quickly he saw results following his procedure. With renewed energy, he is now more active and has returned to the sports his weight had kept him from enjoying.


  • Board Certified and Recertified General Surgeon
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (FASMBS)
  • Member American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
  • Member International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
  • Member Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Member Obesity Action Coalition
  • Member Texas Medical Association
  • Member American Medical Association

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Dr. St. Laurent's Achievements

  • Health Grades 5-Star Rated Bariatric Surgeon
  • ASMBS Recognized Bariatric Center of Excellence Practice
  • America’s Top Surgeons, Bariatric Surgery 2007-19 Consumers Research Council of America
  • Who’s Who Among American Professionals
  • H Magazine Top Doc
  • Bariatric Medical Director North Cypress Medical Center (CoE designated)
  • Former Medical Director Cy-Fair Medical Center (CoE designated)
  • Former Medical Director JourneyLite of Houston Surgical Center (CoE designated)
  • Performed over 6,000 advanced laparoscopic procedures and 4,500 bariatric procedures
  • Practice is 100% bariatric
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5-Star Reviews "He’s an amazing Doctor"


Michele Gutierrez


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I cannot say enough about Dr St Laurent and his staff. Dr. St Laurent spent so much time explaining the surgery and eased the fears I had. He’s an amazing Doctor and I’m very happy with the choice I’ve made. Likewise, his staff are professional and caring. Great practice!

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Claudia R


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Dr. St. Laurent and his staff are an amazing group of individuals who work above and beyond to help patients meet their needs. The atmosphere was clean and well organized. I truly appreciate Dr. St. Laurent for taking time out of his busy schedule to address all of my concerns and questions during my initial consultation. Thank you Dr. St. Laurent and staff for doing such an AWESOME job each and every day for the patients you serve!!

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Dr. Matthew St. Laurent

Northwest Endosurgical

At Northwest Endosurgical in Houston, Texas, Dr. Matthew St. Laurent helps patients achieve dramatic weight loss and improved health through bariatric surgery. Dr. St. Laurent is one of the most experienced bariatric surgeons in greater Houston, and he is affiliated with several professional organizations, including:

  • The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • The American College of Surgeons
  • The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • The Obesity Action Coalition
  • The American Medical Association
  • The Texas Medical Association
  • The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

To schedule a consultation, book online or give us a call at (281) 921-1890.

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