Dirk Rodriguez, MD, FACS

Practicing in both Dallas & Houston, Texas, Dr. Dirk Rodriguez is a bariatric surgeon whose entire practice is dedicated to helping improve people’s health through minimally invasive weight loss procedures, including the Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Lap-Band®, Gastric Balloon and revision weight loss surgery.

Dr. Dirk has over 20 years of surgical experience in the fields of general, trauma, vascular, and cancer surgery and is a decorated military surgeon who has taught both American and international surgeons. Dr. Dirk is set apart in his field by the time he personally invests in each and every patient. From the moment a patient enters the office, he makes a point to personally explain every step of the process from surgery to living a healthy lifestyle, rather than assigning those tasks to a nurse practitioner or physician assistant. He truly enjoys watching each of his patients take the path to a healthier and more enjoyable lifestyle.


  • Over 25 years of surgery experience

  • Over 10,000 obesity operations performed

  • Published author in peer review surgery journals

  • Practitioner at a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

  • Director of Bariatric Surgery, The Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio 2007-2009

  • President, Texas Bariatric Center, Dallas, Texas, 2003-2007

  • Chairman Bariatric Surgery, Wise Regional Health System 2006-2007

  • Director of Bariatric Surgery, Methodist Hospital, Dallas, Texas, 2003-2006

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