Robin P. Blackstone

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 4.30769230769 out of 5 with 192 ratings

Robin P. Blackstone Bariatric Surgeon MD, FACS, FASMBS

15 yr Experience

10 yr in Bariatrics

15 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

4 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

100% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 18

Max Age of Patient is 60+

Adjustable Gastric Band

Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch




Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

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  • About Me
    Dr. Robin Blackstone, Bariatric Surgeon Robin Blackstone, MD, FACS, FASMBS is the former Director of the Banner -University Medicine Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Center in Phoenix, Arizona. As a leading expert and pioneer in the field of bariatrics, Dr. Blackstone has the distinct honor of having been the first woman President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) serving from 2011-2012. During her time as President of the ASMBS, she helped to establish the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) which sets the national standard for bariatric surgery centers. Dr. Blackstone is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS). She is a member of Society of the American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgery (SAGES), the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), and the American Medical Association (AMA). Dr. Blackstone earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School and completed her internship and residency at the University of Colorado in Denver. She is a dedicated researcher and has authored numerous textbooks, articles, and abstracts on the topics of obesity, obesity-related diseases, and bariatric surgery. Bariatric Surgery in Phoenix, Arizona with Dr. Blackstone I chose to practice bariatric surgery because I had a father who died really early from the medical problems that come with obesity. When we operate on someone and their diabetes can go away and they can become healthy and can be there for their grandkids and future generations-that makes it really worth it to me. - Dr. Robin Blackstone In the past 15 years, Dr. Blackstone has performed over 5,000 bariatric surgeries, providing excellent patient care in a personal, safe, and empathetic environment. She is dedicated to helping her patients, as well as having a positive impact on generations of people to come. As a native of Arizona, Dr. Blackstone is passionate about providing her community with treatment options to overcome obesity. She routinely performs the Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass, Duodenal Switch (DS), Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG), Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band), and complex bariatric surgery revisions. In addition to the adult bariatric program, Dr. Blackstone offers a full adolescent bariatric program for youths are 13-19. Weight Loss Surgery in Phoenix with Dr. Robin Blackstone Are you ready to find out if surgical weight loss is the right choice for you? We invite you to attend a free bariatric information session to learn more about your weight loss surgery options in Phoenix, Arizona with Dr. Robin Blackstone and the Banner - University Medicine Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Center.    
  • Latest Reviews See all 192 reviews
    avatar The4hoops on April 13, 2016

    hello, my first meeting Dr. Blackstone at the seminar was amazing. Since i'm a patient coming in for a revision i'm looking forward to be having dr. Blackstone as my physician. when i had my 1st procedure 10-14yrs ago it was very pain More...

    avatar kbinaz on Nov. 6, 2013

    I have had two surgeries by Dr. Blackstone. I had lap band surgery 6 years ago, and this week I had RNY Gastric Bypass. I have been very pleased with the entire process for both of my procedures. Scottsdale Bariatric is a Clinic of Excellence More...

    avatar sarah_durso on Aug. 4, 2013

    Dr.Blackstone is kind and cares about you as a person. You're not just another # on her list. She's straight to the point and expects you to follow her orders 100%. If you do all that you'll be just fine. The nurses More...

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