A. Joseph Cribbins

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 108 ratings

A. Joseph Cribbins Bariatric Surgeon M.D.
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13 yr Experience

13 yr in Bariatrics

13 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

10 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

90% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 14

Max Age of Patient is 65

  • About Me

    Dr. A. Joseph Cribbins, III was born and raised in Connecticut. He graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School, a Jesuit academy in 1987 with honors. He then attended Lafayette college in Easton, Pennsylvania, and graduated magna cum laude and deans list in 1991. From 1991 to 1995 he attended The University of Pittsburgh Medical School, winning the Orazio Dimaura scholorship for Students of Medicine, the Dr. J. Behan Prize for Outstanding Student of Surgery, and was inducted in Alpha Omega Alpha, a prestigious medical society open only to the top acadamic students who also show promise for leadership in their field and commintment to service to their community.

    In 1995 he began his general surgical training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He was married to his wife Amy in his second year of training, and his first child was born just prior to graduation. During his time at Northwestern he won the Dr Harold L. Method Surgical award for outstanding performance as a resident displaying surgical skill, empathy and understanding towards patients and dedication to their care.

    In 2000 his family moved to Texas, where he joined Dr. Hamn in private practice. Initially focusing in general surgery and open gastric bypass operations, he later became the third surgeon in the Dallas area to offer Laparoscopic Gastric Bands in 2002. He currently performs Laparoscopic Bands, Realize Bands, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypasses, Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomies and the Duodenal Switch. He continues to maintain a busy general surgical and advanced laparoscopic practice.

    He is the Medical Director of the bariatric program at the Presbyterian Hospital Plano, has served as the vice chairman of surgery, and sits on several other medical committees.

    Dr Cribbins currently lives in Frisco, with his wife and three children.

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  • Latest Reviews See all 108 reviews
    avatar Shayne P. on March 24, 2013

    awesome dr....saw him origionally in 2004 for my gastric band. Later got that take out in 2011. Now seeing him again for the sleeve. Great guy. Listens well and wants whatever is best for you.

    avatar krobertson on Jan. 7, 2013

    I was greatly satisfied with the whole process. I love the fact that you actually get to meet with the doctor. I also enjoyed the fact that there was not group pre op visits. I have friends that used other doctors we will not mention More...

    avatar Dawn K. on March 8, 2010

    I attended a weight loss surgery seminar hosted by Dr. Cribbins on January 8, 2009. He started about 45 minutes late, but he was handsome enough to overlook that issue and I had the time available. His office staff was polite, efficient, and appeared to More...

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