WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 12/19/12 -- Bluepoint Surgical Group is happy to announce the addition of its newest member, bariatric surgeon Dr. John D. B. Dockins. Dr. Dockins has extensive experience in all aspects of weight loss surgery and has performed over 200 bariatric procedures and 150 endoscopic procedures within the past year.
According to Dr. Dockins, he chose to join Bluepoint Surgical Group because he "felt confident in the group's vision and direction for the future, as well as their stellar reputation in the community."
The Washington DC bariatric surgeon also believes working with Bluepoint will help him reach his highest potential as a surgeon. He values most the quality and the integrity with which his fellow surgeons and staff members conduct health care.
Dr. Dockins plans to contribute his unique perspective and skillset to the community and expand the group's opportunity to serve patients' wellness needs. His particular clinical interests include:
In regard to his personal contributions to the Washington DC bariatric surgery practice, Dr. Dockins looks forward to adding to an atmosphere of palpable warmness and a compassionate, nurturing environment that allows for the development of trust and confidence in patients. He also expects that his range of abilities as a surgeon will be an asset, as he is able to offer a myriad of treatment options for a diverse set of health risks.
Due to Dr. Dockins' background in healthcare -- treating patients from a wide variety of ethnic, socioeconomic, religious, and educational backgrounds -- he feels comfortable and equipped to work with a very diverse group of patients, contributing to Bluepoint Surgical Group's atmosphere of sensitivity and respect.
About John D. B. Dockins, MD
Dr. John Dockins completed a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery at the University of Missouri - Columbia. Prior to that, he completed a surgical residency training program at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Dockins is available for interview upon request.
About Bluepoint Surgical Group
Bluepoint Surgical Group is a team of weight loss surgeons in Washington DC and Northern Virginia. The practice has been designated by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery as a Center for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery. Members of the group have attained such distinctions as board certification in General Surgery, certification as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and membership in numerous professional organizations specializing in bariatric, general, and endoscopic surgery. In addition to surgery, Bluepoint Surgical Group also offers options for non-surgical weight loss in Washington DC.
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