Dr. Robert Rutledge, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Henderson, NV and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field.
20 years at the University of NC: (Surgical Residency Fellowship at the NIH Surgical Branch National Heart Lung and Blood Institute; Associate, Assistant and Tenured Full Professor of Surgery in General, Trauma, Critical Care and Bariatric Surgery, Associate Chief of Staff and the First Chair of the Section on Medical Informatics.)
=> Director North Carolina Trauma Registry (10 years), Published and Recognized leader and innovator in Surgical Critical Care, Trauma, General and Bariatric Surgery.
=> 1996; one the first surgeons to adopt laparoscopic techniques for the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Private Practice 1998 to present:
=> Created & performed the first Mini-Gastric Bypass (MGB) 1997
=> 2022 ASMBS Endorsed the MGB.
=> Published more than 100 papers.
=> International Visiting Professor 2011–to present. Visiting Professor collaborating teaching and researching the advanced laparoscopic surgery MGB to surgeons around the world.
=> Teaching the Bronze Certificate Course for Excellence in th Performance of te MGB
(United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, Sicily, Turkey, Mexico, Egypt, UAE, India, Portugal, Australia and USA: Missouri, Michigan, California, Florida and North Carolina).