Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, MD

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Ponce School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

7515 Greenville Ave Ste 1030

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 612-7633

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rodriguez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 97% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers
Stomach Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Rodriguez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rodriguez "Personal, one on one care. To provide the best surgery for a lifetime of health. Discover the real you."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rodriguez does not have any board certifications listed.

2  Conditions Treated

34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Unprofessional Conduct (8/28/2015)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Texas

Education

  • Ponce School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Hope Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Dallas Best Doctors, 2005
Media & Publications
  • A clinical comparison of Dacron patch closure of small carotids compared with primary closure of larger caliber carotids after endarterectomy, April 1999
  • Hand-assisted laparoscopic (HAL) gastric partition with Roux-en-Y intestinal bypass, May 2004
  • Transcranial Doppler Intraoperative monitoring during Carotid Endarterectomy; Experience with Regional or General Anesthesia, with and without shunting, Jan 1997
  • Colonic lipoma as a source of massive hemorrhage, 1990
  • Reduction of soft tissue attachments in re-operative Lap Band surgery with SurgiWrap: a case study., 2007
  • The First Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery in Texas: Texas Bariatric Center & The Weight Management Institute At Methodist., 2005
  • Sartorius myoplasty for infected vascular grafts in the groin: Safe, durable and effective, May 1997
  • Isolation of Chlamydia pneumoniae from a Carotid Endarterectomy Specimen, July 1997
  • Preliminary experience with the Hutson-Russell Loop cutaneous choledochojejunostomy, 1991
  • Endarterectomy for preventing stroke in symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis. Review of clinical trials and recommendations for surgical therapy, May 1999

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rodriguez's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rodriguez to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rodriguez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He is very genuine. Knows what he is talking about and makes you feel very safe.
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At the initial visit he makes you feel secure in your decision but once you pay him to be your surgeon that's where his caring nature stops. After major surgery I was having lots of pain and Dr. Dirk stated there was no way I could be in so much pain. Pain is subjective and it's wrong he would say...more
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