Dr. Rodrick McKinlay, MD

Dr. Rodrick McKinlay, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rodrick McKinlay, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians

1160 E 3900 S Ste 4100

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. McKinlay'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.

Dr. McKinlay's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McKinlay "Dr. Rodrick McKinlay joined Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians in 2004 as a board certified general surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive or laparoscopic surgery. In addition to the surgical treatment of obesity, his practice involves a wide range of minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, including hernia repair, gallbladder removal, anti-reflux surgery, and the surgical treatment of spleen and adrenal disorders. Dr. McKinlay graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1993 and then received his medical degree from the University of Utah in 1997, where he graduated with honors in medicine and surgery. After completing General Surgery residency at the University of Arizona, he began a minimally invasive surgery (MIS) fellowship at the University of Kentucky, focusing on research in MIS. He concluded the clinical portion of the fellowship at the University of Maryland. Dr. McKinlay is Board Certified in General Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition to striving for top-quality surgical care using the latest technology, Dr. McKinlay emphasizes treating the whole patient with respect and attention to detail. Seeing the change that can occur in a patient's life after bariatric surgery or other surgery is what he enjoys most about caring for patients. He loves to spend time with his family, especially in the outdoors. He particularly enjoys playing soccer, running, and skiing. Fluent in Spanish, he also enjoys literature and the arts."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McKinlay "We believe in medical care that takes the whole person into account. We strive to provide the best clinical care combined with communications and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

7  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.


  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Health Benefits of Gastric Bypass Surgery After 6 Years, 2012
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Incisional Hernia Repair, 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKinlay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKinlay to family and friends
83 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (83)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McKinlay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. McKinley is a fantastic doctor. His positive attitude and expertise in his field well exceeded my expectations! I am extremely happy I chose him to do my rny surgery. Great person. He explains procedures in a very understandable terms.
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Dr. McKinlay is the best. He was very easy to talk to and I felt very comfortable asking questions.
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Everything went smoothly
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Dr McKinlay is a great surgeon! He is warm, compassionate, and caring. I do think there is anything he wouldn't do for his patients. He is the opposite of the stereotypical surgeon! While his focus is bariatric surgery he is also a wonderful general surgeon and has saved my life at least twice in...more
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He makes you feel so comfortable and at ease in your decisions. His warm and friendly demeanor are very comforting before and after the surgery. The one problem that I and many others have found in his office is lack of help with the insurance process the office has many patients and in great need...more
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