Dr. Rodrick McKinlay joins Rocky Mountain Associated Physicians (RMAP) as a board certified general surgeon with expertise in minimally invasive or laparoscopic surgery. Dr. McKinlay performs Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAP-BAND, Realize) and Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch (DS). In addition to the surgical treatment of obesity, his practice involves a wide range of minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, including hernia repair, gallbladder removal, anti-reflux surgery and the surgical treatment of the spleen and adrenal disorders.
Dr. McKinlay graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University in 1993 and then received his medical degree from the University of Utah in 1997 where he graduated with honors in medicine and surgery. After completing General Surgery residency at the University of Arizona, he began a minimally invasive surgery (MIS) fellowship at the University of Kentucky, focusing on research in MIS. He concluded the clinical portion of the fellowship at the University of Maryland.
Dr. McKinlay is Board Certified in General Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition to striving for top-quality surgical care using the latest technology, Dr. McKinlay emphasizes treating the whole patient with respect and attention to detail. Seeing the change that can occur in a patient’s life after weight loss or other surgery is what he enjoys most about caring for patients.
He loves to spend time with his family, especially in the outdoors. He particularly enjoys playing soccer, running and skiing. He is fluent in Spanish and also enjoys literature and the arts.
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