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Dr. Deborah Horn DO

Dr. Deborah Horn DO

Bariatric Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 892-5500


A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Horn completed her Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology at the University of Colorado in Boulder and her medical degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri.  She completed her preventive medicine residency at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and her family medicine residency at the Houston Methodist/Cornell program.  Dr. Horn also holds a Master’s of Public Health and Physical Activity from the University of South Carolina.

Board certified in preventive medicine and family medicine and a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, Dr. Horn has practiced obesity medicine since 2002. She specializes in obesity medicine and metabolic performance.

Dr. Horn is committed to an individualized approach to the medical care of her patients. She provides evidence-based care with a focus on improving the health and lifestyle of each patient. She treats patients 18 years and older.  They value the comprehensive approach and support she provides to help them overcome obstacles to better health.

Named the Bariatrician of the Year in 2011 by the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), Dr. Horn currently serves as president of the OMA. She is a clinical assistant professor at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston and medical director of the UT Physicians Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance.

Dr. Horn enjoys paddle boarding, yoga, aerobics, jogging, Pilates, repurposing old objects in a new way and spending time with her children.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Kirkville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2001
Internships & Residency
University of South Carolina at Columbia - Deans Office, 2004
Methodist Hospital, 2006
Cities Served
Alief, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City, Stafford
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp