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John D.B. Dockins, MD

General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)

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Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
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About Dr. Dockins

Philosophy of care

As your bariatric surgeon, I am fully invested in all aspects of your weight-loss and wellness journey. I will help ensure you receive education and information about the benefits of bariatric surgery because your knowledge and commitment are critical keys to weight-loss success.

Why I entered medicine

To be able to cure disease is just miraculous – it’s what inspired me to become a bariatric medicine doctor.


Xavier University of Louisiana, BS - Biology, 2002

Medical Training
University of Mississippi School of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 2006


Residency 2011
General Surgery, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC

Fellowship 2012
Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, University of Missouri-Columbia


American Board of Surgery - General Surgery