Roberto Rodriguez-Ruesga, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
Roberto Rodriguez-Ruesga, M.D., FACS, FASCRS is certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery. He is a sought after colon and rectal surgeon specializing in rectal cancer and a broad range of other colon and rectal diseases and disorders.

Provider Type



Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Colon and Rectal Surgery

General Surgery


Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center
3410 Worth Street, Suite 140
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: 214-515-5552
Fax: 833-396-2417

Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–Plano East
3709 W. 15th Street
Plano, Texas 75075
Phone: 214-515-5552
Fax: 833-396-2417

Spoken Languages



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  • Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
  • Residency in General Surgery, Chief Resident
    Michigan State University
    Grand Rapids, MI
  • Residency in General Surgery Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Internship in General Surgery
    Hospital San Jose de Monterrey Escuela de Medicina Ignacio Santos ITESM
    Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
  • Medical Doctorate
    Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Garza
    Nuevo León, México

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Colorectal Surgeons
  • Asociacion de Especialistas en Cirugia General del Estado de Nuevo Leon
  • Asociacion de Gastroenterologia de Nuevo Leon
  • Asociacion MEXICANA de Cirugia Endoscopica
  • Colegio de medicos del Estado de Nuevo Leon
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Fundacion San Lucas
  • International Medical Assistance Board of Directors
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association

Primary Hospital Affiliations and Surgical Facilities

  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Dallas Endoscopy Center
  • Endoscopy of Plano
  • Medical City Plano


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistulae
  • Anorectal Disease
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Dysmotility and Inertia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Perirectal Abscesses
  • Surgical Management for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)


  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Fistula surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Internal Sphincterotomy
  • Minimally invasive colorectal surgery for cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and functional disorders Open Colectomies
  • Robotic / Laparoscopic Colectomies
  • Robotic Colostomy
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Robotic Rectopexy
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy


  • Actively involved in mentoring surgeons in training to perfect their endoscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques
  • Advanced Robotic and Laparoscopic approaches in the care of complex colorectal cancer surgery

Community Service

  • Missionary work among the Mayan in the Yucatan Peninsula

Other Information

Dr. Rodriguez-Ruesga and his wife, Julie, have three children. His hobbies include singing, playing guitar, traveling, kayaking, running, and collecting coins.

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