Experience

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez
Weight Loss Surgeon – Dallas, TX

  • 26 Years of Surgery Experience
  • Over 10,000 obesity operations performed
  • Advanced Laparoscopic (minimally invasive surgeon)
  • Robot assisted laparoscopic surgeon
  • Laparoscopic hernia surgeon
  • Published author in peer reviewed surgery journals
  • Licensed in Medicine in Texas
  • Practice certified as Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery in 2005 and 2008
  • Invited editorial reviewer for the medical science journal Surgery of Obesity and Related Disorders (SOARD)
  • Director of Bariatric Surgery The Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio- 2007-2009
  • President, Texas Bariatric Center, Dallas, Texas-2003-2007
  • Director of Bariatric Surgery, Methodist Hospital Dallas- 2003-2006
  • Chairman Bariatric Surgery Wise Regional Health System – 2006-2007
  • President Advanced Surgery Group 1997-2003
  • Surgery Internship Mount Sinai Hospital New York 1981-1982
  • General Surgery Residency- Wilford Hall US Air Force Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas-1984-1989
  • Vascular Surgery Fellowship- Hope Heart Institute, Seattle, Washington-1991-1992
  • Flight Surgeon US Air Force 523rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, Cannon AFB, New Mexico, 1982-1984
  • Chief of Surgery, US Air Force NATO Hospital Incirlik, Turkey 1990-1991
  • Commander FAST Team 39th Tactical Air Combat Group-1990-1991
  • Chief of Surgery, Trinity Valley Medical Center, Palestine, Texas 1999
  • Director ICAVL accredited Vascular Laboratory Palestine Regional Medical Center 1999-2003
  • Chairman, Vascular Council Seattle, Washington 1997

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