Rodolfo Oviedo, MD, General Surgery, Houston, TX, Houston Methodist Hospital

RodolfoJose'OviedoMDFACS, FASMBS

General Surgery Houston, TX

Bariatric Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Robotic Bariatric and General Surgeon, Flexible Endoscopic Surgeon, Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery

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  • Rodolfo J. Oviedo, MD, FACS, FASMBS graduated from medical school at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2007, and from Houston Methodist General Surgery Residency Program in 2013. He then joined Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, FL, as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, where he worked as a minimally-invasive general and bariatric surgeon from 2013 to 2017. During this period he developed his skills as a robotic surgeon.
    Dr. Oviedo then decided to pursue an Advanced Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship at Baptist Hospital of Miami in Miami, FL, from 2017 to 2018. He took a position as a metabolic and bariatric surgeon in Winchester, VA, where he built a successful robotic bariatric and complex abdominal wall reconstruction program from 2018 to 2020.
    He is a board-certified and fellowship-trained metabolic and bariatric surgeon, robotic advanced gastrointestinal surgeon, and flexible endoscopic surgeon. His areas of expertise include robotic primary and revisional metabolic and bariatric surgery, robotic complex abdominal wall reconstruction, robotic anti-reflux/foregut surgery, flexible endoscopic surgery, and interventional bariatric endoscopy. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS).
    Dr. Oviedo is certified to perform Interventional Bariatric Endoscopy. He is certified in FUSE, FES, and FLS, and serves on multiple committees at ACS, ASMBS, and SAGES. Dr. Oviedo has written numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters.
    After working at Methodist Healthcare System in San Antonio, TX as Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine, he has proudly joined Houston Methodist Department of Surgery in 2020. He serves as teaching faculty at Houston Methodist General Surgery Residency Program.

Education & Training

  • Baptist Hospital of MiamiFellowship, Advanced Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery, 2017 - 2018
  • Methodist HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 2007 - 2013
  • University of Texas Medical School
    University of Texas Medical SchoolClass of 2007

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2016 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2012 - 2014
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2011 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • FACS (Fellow of the American College of Surgeons) American College of Surgeons
  • FASMBS (Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery) ASMBS
  • Overseas Fellow The Royal Society of Medicine

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Surgeon Performs Tallahssee's First Robotic Bariatric Surgery
    Surgeon Performs Tallahssee's First Robotic Bariatric SurgeryJanuary 13, 2016 18:50

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish, French

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