ABOUT THE SURGEON

Passionate about helping patients overcome the disease of obesity

Meet Dr. Robert Snow

Dr. Robert Snow, Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Robert Snow, Bariatric Surgeon
Dr. Robert Snow, Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Snow is a leader in bariatric surgery in Dallas Fort Worth. Since 2002, he has started four separate bariatric surgery programs throughout the Metroplex. He was in the first group of surgeons in the United States to be trained in and perform LAP-BAND® placement. Through continued training and technique development, he now offers many choices for his patients that are considering weight loss surgery including: Gastric sleeve, Gastric bypass, LAP-BAND® placement, ORBERA® Balloon placement, and the Obalon® Balloon System placement. Over the years, he has helped his patients through their journey of weight loss through passionate and attentive care. He has been one of Fort Worth Magazine’s Top Docs for several years. Dr. Snow has received National recognition and notoriety for his knowledge of weight loss procedures. Since 2003, he has trained and proctored over 300 surgeons in weight loss surgery techniques. Dr. Snow has been recognized as a Fellow of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the leading weight loss society in the United States.

Undergraduate Education

BA Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, 1981-1985

Medical Education

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, The University of Health Sciences Kansas City, 1985-1989

Post-Graduate Training

General Surgery Internship, Dallas Fort Worth Medical Center, 1989-1990
General Surgery Residency, Dallas Fort Worth Medical Center, 1990-1994
Visiting Resident in Trauma Surgery, Parkland Hospital, 1993-1994
Visiting Fellow in Bariatric Surgery, Hospital Angeles Republic of Mexico 2000
Mini-Fellowship Bariatric Surgery, Duke University, 2016

Licensure

Texas, 1990 to Present
Colorado, 2001 to Present

Professional Organizations/Certifications

Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
Diplomate, American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Instructor, Allergan Medical for the LapBand and Orbera Balloon
Proctor, Allergan Medical for the LapBand and Orbera Balloon

Appointments

Active Staff, Baylor Medical Center at Trophy Club
Active Staff, Wise Regional Hospital
Active Staff, Baylor Surgicare Richardson
Vice Chairman, American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
Clinical and Oral Examiner, American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists, American Osteopathic Association
Clinical Faculty, Inamed, United States Proctor and Instructor
Clinical Faculty, Ethicon Endosurgical Division, Johnson and Johnson
Credentials Committee Chairman, Baylor Surgicare Richardson
Chief of Surgery, Wise Regional Medical Center
Chief of Staff, Dallas Fort Worth Medical Center
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of North Texas
President, Sigma Sigma Phi, Beta Chapter
Certificate of Merit, Golden Gloves Association

CONTACT THE SNOW BARIATRIC CENTER

For the past 15 years, Dr Snow has cared for over 6800 bariatric surgery patients. Dr. Snow has the experience and knowledge to help you change your life. Contact his office to start your journey towards a new and healthier you.