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Christopher R. Dwyer, M.D.

General Summary

Dr. Dwyer strives to make patients comfortable in their time of need and appreciates the opportunity to help them navigate through a difficult time in their lives. Compassion and open communication are at the forefront of his practice and Dr. Dwyer’s main mission is to walk alongside his patients through their entire medical journey.

Education

  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency in General Surgery
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • Albert G. Marrangoni, M.D. Surgical Research Award (2013)
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Golden Scalpel Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching (2015)
  • Presidential Poster Award, Geriatric Bioscience Category (2009)
  • UPMC Mercy Research Day, First Place Oral Presentation (2013)

Surgery Locations

  • Baylor Scott & White Surgicare Mansfield
  • Medical City Arlington
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital
  • Trinity Park Surgery Center
  • USMD Hospital at Arlington

Other Information

Dr. Dwyer is married to a forensic pathologist and they have three children. In his free time, he enjoys reading Atlantic history and clay shooting.

Conditions

  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Procedures

  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Anal Fistulectomy
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Colectomy, Bowel Resection
  • Colostomy
  • Hemorrhoid, Rubber Band Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Laparoscopic - Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • LIFT
  • Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic - Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Intuitive da Vinci Robotic Surgery (Si and Xi platforms)
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization (THD)