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Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, MD

Bariatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Rodriguez

Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Ponce School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

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(214) 612-7633

Dr. Rodriguez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (8/28/2015)View details
No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rodriguez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Rodriguez treats Obesity more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rodriguez treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rodriguez performs Esophageal Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Rodriguez performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Stomach Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rodriguez performs Stomach Surgery more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rodriguez performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Rodriguez's conditions and procedures:

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision Surgery
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Weight Loss

About Me

Care Philosophy

Personal, one on one care. To provide the best surgery for a lifetime of health. Discover the real you.


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery


Hope Heart Institute
Fellowship Hospital
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Residency Hospital
Mt Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
Ponce School Of Medicine
Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • 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

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What People Say About Dr. Dirk Rodriguez, MD
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...Read More
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