Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD
Dr. Robert Woodbury is the Medical Director of Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center in Santa Rosa. He graduated from medical school at the Uniformed Services University, and completed surgical residency training at Naval Medical Center San Diego in 1999. There, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery and began training new surgeons in 2002. During his sixteen years serving in the Navy he was stationed at naval medical centers in Bethesda, San Diego and Camp Pendleton, CA. He served in the First Marine Division and in Fleet Surgical teams in support of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. He left active service in 2004. Dr. Woodbury has had extensive training in both laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery. During his residency, he trained with Pacific Bariatric in San Diego, performing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries. He did additional post-residency training at Scripps Clinic where he further trained in advanced laparoscopy and GI surgery. His current practice is focused on bariatrics and surgery of the entire gastro-intestinal tract, anti-reflux surgery, pancreas and biliary surgery, spleen, hernia and melanoma. Dr. Woodbury is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, and an active member of the American Society or Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He holds academic appointments as Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of California at San Francisco and the Uniformed Services University.

1701 4th St Ste 200

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact Information

(707) 579-2100

Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD

Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Woodbury

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Obesity
very high
more than 90% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 74% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Woodbury'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Woodbury "Dr. Woodbury has had extensive training in both laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery. His current practice is focused on bariatrics and surgery of the entire gastro-intestinal tract, anti-reflux surgery, pancreas and biliary surgery, spleen, hernia"

More

Read More
3

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
37

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

More

Read More
41

Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

More

Read More

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Uniformed Services University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Navy Medical Center San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital, Pacific Bariatric Group
    Internship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Woodbury has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Woodbury does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Woodbury and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Woodbury's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Woodbury to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Woodbury's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Have you seen Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD?
Are you Dr. Woodbury?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Woodbury

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Woodbury accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Woodbury has admitting privileges

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital
1165 Montgomery Dr
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
View Hospital Profile
Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital
30 Mark West Springs Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
View Hospital Profile

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

General Surgery
(22)
Bariatric Surgery
(34)
Bariatric Surgery
(12)
Bariatric Surgery
(3)
Bariatric Surgery
(24)
Bariatric Surgery
(14)
General Surgery
(17)
General Surgery
General Surgery
(7)
Colon & Rectal Surgery
(27)