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Board Certified, American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery

“I strive to make my patients comfortable in their time of need and appreciate the opportunity to help them navigate through a very important time in their lives.”

Christopher R. Dwyer, M.D.

One of the Top Colon and Rectal Doctors Arlington, TX has to offer

Dr. Dwyer is one of the top colon and rectal doctors in the Arlington area. His advanced minimally invasive techniques were developed through six years of training from some of the most prestigious colon and rectal surgeons in Pittsburgh and Indianapolis. Dr. Dwyer gained extensive knowledge on a broad spectrum of colorectal disorders including the diagnosis and management of colon cancer, rectal cancer, hemorrhoids, anal fistula disease, rectal prolapse and pelvic floor dysfunction. In his training, Dr. Dwyer has mastered both the daVinci® Si and daVinci® Xi robotic platforms for treating a range of colon and rectal disorders. In addition to robotic surgery, he offers Interstim® SNS placement for fecal incontinence and LIFT procedure for persistent anorectal fistula.

Providing Compassionate Care for All His Patients

Providing compassion is at the forefront of his practice. Dr. Dwyer’s main mission is to walk alongside his patients through their entire medical journey, from their initial diagnosis to the completion of their treatment.  “Open communication with my patients helps not only them but me as well. After all we are in this together,” says Dr. Dwyer. After discretely evaluating his patient’s conditions, Dr. Dwyer always allows for an informative discussion and develops, with his patient, a mutual plan to tackle his patient’s toughest conditions.

Dr. Dwyer majored in history at Davidson College and still enjoys reading about Atlantic history while he’s not out “breaking” clays on the sporting range. After his training Dr. Dwyer returned home to Dallas and now lives close to Arlington in west Dallas with his wife, a forensic pathologist, and 3 children.

ABOUT Christopher R. Dwyer, M.D.


  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship IU Health – Indianapolis, Indiana
  • General Surgery Residency University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Degree: M.D. University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio, Texas
  • Degree: B.A. Davidson College – Davidson, North Carolina


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons


  • Golden Scalpel Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching, 2015
  • UPMC Mercy Research Day, 1st Place Oral Presentation, 2013
  • Albert G. Marrangoni, MD Surgical Research Award, 2013
  • Presidential Poster Award, Geriatric Bioscience Category, 2009

Primary Hospital Affiliations and Surgical Facilities

  • Medical City - Arlington
  • Trinity Park Surgery Center
  • Arlington Memorial Hospital
  • USMD Hospital of Arlington
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgicare at Mansfield
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center


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Dr. Dwyer is very personable and takes the time to put you at ease. He has an excellent bedside manner and very accessible. Highly recommend!

– Michelle V.