Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD

Dr. Robert Woodbury, MD

Bariatric Surgery | Male | 51 years old

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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, herniaRead more

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Dr. Robert Woodbury is the Medical Director of Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center in Santa Rosa. He graduated...Read more

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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.

Dr. Woodbury's Care Philosophy

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

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General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Cancer Surgery

Dr. Woodbury's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

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

Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Navy Medical Center San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital, Pacific Bariatric Group

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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