Joaquin A. Rodriguez, MD

Baylor Scott & White Health

Chief, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Assistant Director, Bariatric Surgery

General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Abdominal Wall Surgery, Achalasia, Anti-Reflux Procedures, Bariatric Surgery, Breast Surgery, Endoscopic Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Endoscopic Treatment of Morbid Obesity, Endoscopy, Gastroenterologic Malignancies, Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Colon Resection, Laparoscopic Lap Band Surgery, Laparoscopic Rouxen Y Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Splenectomy

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 1, 2000

  • University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, MD, 1990
  • Austin College, Sherman, TX, BA, 1986

  • Specialty Training
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL, 1999-2000
  • General Surgery Residency, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, 1994-1999
  • General Surgery Internship, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, 1990-1991

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Assistant Professor of Surgery

    Languages Spoken
    English, Spanish

    Patient Ratings

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    Friendliness/Courtesy of Provider

    4.8 out of 5
    Provider Concern for Questions/Worries

    4.7 out of 5
    Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions

    4.7 out of 5
    Time Provider Spent with Patient

    4.7 out of 5
    Likelihood of Recommending Provider

    4.7 out of 5
    Wait Time at Clinic

    4.2 out of 5

    Patient Comments



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