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Texas Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics
Welcome to Texas Advanced Surgical & Bariatrics, a general surgery practice specializing in advanced laparoscopic, robotic, and bariatric surgery. Joel A. Rodriguez, M.D. established the practice with the following goals in mind: 1) to provide thorough and compassionate preoperative guidance, 2) to achieve surgical excellence in the operating room, and 3) to help patients achieve long-term postoperative success.
Joel A. Rodriguez, MD
Joel A. Rodriguez, M.D. has completed more than 900 bariatric operations and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. After graduating from Princeton University and Baylor College of Medicine, he completed general surgery residency at Baylor followed by fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center, with a focus on laparoscopic and robotic minimally invasive techniques.
David J. Straus IV, M.D. is a general surgeon and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He received specialized training in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of California – San Diego in La Jolla, California. He has recently published in the areas of Robotic Foregut Surgery, Revisional Bariatric Surgery, and Robotic Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.
At Texas Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics, we bring the industry’s most experienced surgeons to help you.
Our clinical staff are here to help you and be with you during your surgery to provide comfort and care.
On Call 24/7
Our customer service is ready to help and address any questions or concerns you may have at any time.
Texas Advanced Surgical and Bariatrics will do its best to accommodate your busy schedule.
SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS
OUR ROBOTIC SURGERY
OUR EMERGENCY SURGERY
“Dr. Rodriguez is pretty cool in my book. He made this probably the most comfortable surgery I have ever had. He’s encouraging and is there every step of the way. He’s pretty dapper as well. He cares and listens to your needs. Totally would recommend him to others — 5 stars.”
“Since September 27th, I have lost 136 pounds. I feel great, I have more energy for life activities. I would suggest to anyone struggling with being overweight to consider surgery and follow the the doctor’s orders. They will love the results.”
“Dr. Rodriguez is awesome! i was 45 years old, 5’2″ and 320 pounds! I was loosing a battle I didn’t know how to win. I was pre-diabetic, had IBS, no gallbladder, swollen joints and ankles, the list goes on. I was miserable! This has been the best thing I have ever done for myself!! I’m now very active and enjoying life the way I should be! Thank you Dr. Rodriguez for helping me get my life back!”
“I did a lot of research in advance of my first appointment. Dr Rodriguez was just as genuine and knowledgeable as in the videos I had seen…but even MORE compassionate and caring! Letty has been wonderful with my preparation support!”
“I can say I was bless to meet the most kind and professional doctor In my life. I had surgery on June 22, 2016 (five months) and have already lost 70 pounds! Thank you Dr. Rodriguez and all your staff for making my dream come true!!!”
Three convenient office locations serving
San Antonio and surrounding communities
South San Antonio Office
3103 SE Military Dr., Suite 150 San Antonio TX 78223
Downtown San Antonio Office
1303 McCullough Ave., Suite 166 San Antonio TX 78212
Northeast / Schertz Office
3401 FM 3009 Schertz TX 78154
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Register for an on-line or in-person weight loss surgery seminar held monthly by Dr. Joel Rodriguez.
Our knowledgeable coordinators can verify your insurance benefits for bariatric/weight loss surgery coverage
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