Surgical Associates Welcomes H. Drexel Dobson III

January 17, 2012

ROCKLEDGE, FL – General Surgeon H. Drexel Dobson III M.D., has joined Surgical Associates of Brevard, one of Wuesthoff Health System’s physician clinics.

As a general surgeon, Dr. Dobson provides surgical expertise and treatment of the following:

  • General, colorectal and laparoscopic surgery
  • Gastrointestinal and cancer surgery
  • Abdominal wall and hernia repairs
  • Rectal surgery including hemorrhoids, fissures
  • Minimally invasive da Vinci robotic surgery
  • Single incision and incisionless surgery

Dr. Dobson, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, is a fellowship trained colorectal and general surgeon who specializes in the application of the da Vinci robot to advanced laparoscopic procedures.  Dr. Dobson was the first surgeon in the world to perform a single incision robotic gallbladder surgery in 2008.  Dr. Dobson has trained many surgeons across the United States in both academic and private practices to successfully complete their first procedures with the da Vinci robot in general and colorectal surgery.   

Dr. Dobson attained his medical degree at University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine. He then completed a residency at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical School/Cook County Hospital, followed by a fellowship in Colon and Rectal surgery at Cook County Hospital. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Surgical Associates of Brevard is located at 1004 Beverly Drive, Suite D, Rockledge. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Appointments can be made by calling (321) 636-8241.