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Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Dovec joined AdventHealth from Baltimore, Maryland, where together she helped build one of the nation’s busiest and most highly regarded bariatric surgery programs with an average of 1200 cases per year. She has now brought her incredible expertise to Central Florida to help cement AdventHealth as a premier destination for weight loss surgery. She believes in the life-changing power of such surgery and is passionate about helping patients break free of chronic health conditions, feel confident and attain lifelong wellness. Her focus is on personalized care experiences and sustainable results.

Dr. Dovec is a board-certified general surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). A proud Penn State graduate, she earned her medical degree at the Joan C. Edwards Marshall University School of Medicine in West Virginia and completed her general surgery residency with the Allegheny General Hospital/West Penn Hospital Graduate Medical Education Consortium in Pittsburgh. She then carried out an elite fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

Passionate about diminishing the staggering obesity epidemic, Dr. Dovec is the co-founder of NewTri Health, a standardized, state-of-the-art, virtual pre-operative education system to prepare patients for bariatric surgery. With the exception of surgery, she offers 100 percent virtual consultations, pre-op and post-op appointments, and lifelong support to her patients.

Areas Served
Orlando, FL
Languages Spoken

Joan C. Edwards Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV


General Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital – West Penn Hospital Graduate Medical Education Consortium, Pittsburgh, PA


Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Board Certification

Surgery: The American Board of Surgery

Ages Accepted

Insurances accepted by Betsy Dovec, MD, FACS, FASMBS, DBOM


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