AboutDr. Watson Roye Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Waxahachie, TX. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Roye is affiliated with Baylor Med Ctr -Waxahachie, Waxahachie, Tx, Baylor University Medical Center and Northwest Texas Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Watson Roye Jr has the following 2 specialties
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
(2016, 2017, 2018)
Cardiac Care Recognition Program
(2016, 2017, 2018)
Regional Top Doctors
On-Time Doctor Award
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- Digestive System Abnormalities
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
- Weight Loss
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
Dr. Roye is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Baylor Med Ctr -Waxahachie, Waxahachie, Tx
Baylor University Medical Center
3500 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246
Northwest Texas Hospital
1501 S Coulter St
Amarillo, TX 79106
Baylor Medical Center-Dallas
Baylor Medical Center-Ellis County
Baylor Medical Center At Waxahachie
1405 W Jefferson St
Waxahachie, TX 75165
Baptist St Anthonys Hospital
34 Years Experience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
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