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Dirk Rodriguez, MD, General Surgery, Dallas, TX, Pine Creek Medical Center


General Surgery Dallas, TX

Bariatric Surgery


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Education & Training

  • The Hope Heart Institute
    The Hope Heart InstituteFellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1991 - 1992
  • San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
    San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education ConsortiumResidency, Surgery, 1984 - 1989
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiInternship, Transitional Year, 1981 - 1982
  • Ponce Health Sciences University
    Ponce Health Sciences UniversityClass of 1981
  • University of Puerto Rico
    University of Puerto RicoUndergraduate studies, 1974 - 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2007 - 2010
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 1991 - 2001
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1989 - 2023

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Reduction of soft tissue attachments in re-operative Lap Band ® surgery with SurgiWrap®: a case study.  
    Rodriguez, DI, General Surgery News
  • The First Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery in Texas: Texas Bariatric Center & The Weight Management Institute At Methodist.  
    Rodriguez DI, Medical Education Journal for Methodist Health System
  • Endarterectomy for preventing stroke in symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis. Review of clinical trials and recommendations for surgical therapy.  
    Levinson MM, Rodriguez DI, Heart Surgery Forum
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  • Awake Anesthesia for Carotid Surgery.
    Dirk I. Rodriguez, M.D, Advanced Surgery Group
  • Peripheral balloon angioplasties and stents: What can they do and how good are they?
    Dirk I. Rodriguez, M.D, Advanced Surgery Group
  • Warfarin, Unfractionated Heparin(UH) and Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH). Part One: Mechanism and Monitoring.
    Michael Zammit, M.D., Dirk I. Rodriguez, M.D, RBC’s of vascular surgery
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  • Open and Hand Assisted Bariatric Surgery Techniques for Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. 
    Ethicon Endo-Surgery Institute
  • Hand Assisted Bariatric Surgery. 
    Presbyterian Institute for Minimally Invasive Technology
  • Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Bowel Surgery Seminar. 
    Presbyterian Institute for Minimally Invasive Technology
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  • Gastric Bypass Surgery Hand Assisted Lap Disc. 
    Dirk I. Rodriguez, MD, FACS, Ethicon Endo-Surgery

Press Mentions

  • Women of Adversity
    Women of AdversityMay 22nd, 2017

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations