Dr. David Henry is a board-certified, fellowship-trained, minimally invasive, bariatric, robotic, and general surgeon. Dr. Henry grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and then completed the highly competitive six-year B.S./M.D. program at Pennsylvania State University and Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Henry studied Spanish language in Alicante, Spain in 2004, and he worked with surgeons in Hyderabad, India and completed research in necrotizing fasciitis at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2008. After completing general surgery residency and chief residency at Michigan State University, Dr. Henry completed fellowship training in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the top programs in the country.
Dr. Henry then joined the busiest bariatric surgeon in Hawaii and began practice in minimally invasive, bariatric, and general surgery. Dr. Henry is the current President of the Hawaii Bariatric Society (2016-2017).
Dr. Henry has received a Provisional Patent for a surgical mesh innovation and is currently developing several other patents. He also received the Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award from the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons; the Best Laparoscopic Resident award from his residency; the Outstanding Young Citizen Gold Medal twice from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review; the American Legion award and Marine Corp League award for extensive community service; and letters of commendation from U.S. Representative Melissa Hart and U.S. Senator Rick Santorum.
Dr. Henry is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, American Medical Association, and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.