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Welcome to RioSurgical Weight Loss, a general surgery practice specializing in laparoscopic and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. Dr. Joel A. Rodriguez established RioSurgical in 2014 to provide thorough and compassionate preoperative guidance, achieve surgical excellence in the operating room, and to help patients achieve long-term postoperative success.

Joel A. Rodriguez, M.D., is a general and bariatric surgeon and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He trained with world-renowned surgeons and received specialized fellowship training in the use of laparoscopic/minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Rodriguez has extensive experience in the most complex operations. In addition to bariatric procedures, Dr. Joel Rodriguez performs a variety of abdominal proceduresutilizing the most advanced techniques. 

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Ready to find out how you can lose weight and discover a healthy lifestyle through surgical or non-surgical weight loss options? Contact Dr. Joel Rodriguez today.


Downtown San Antonio Office

1303 McCullough Ave., Suite 166

San Antonio TX 78212


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South San Antonio Office 

3103 SE Military Dr., Suite 150

San Antonio TX 78223


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Schertz Office

3401 FM 3009 

Schertz TX 78154


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General Surgery:

Hernia Surgery

Anti-Reflux Therapy and Upper Endoscopy

Gallbladder Disease and Cholangiography

Colon Resection

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections and Masses

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