Thomas Roshek, MD


thomasDr. Thomas Roshek is board certified in General Surgery and is fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgical procedures. His interests include the treatment of abdominal and groin hernias, gastroesophageal reflux disease, obesity, and disorders of the gallbladder, skin, and soft tissues.

Dr. Roshek is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also an active member and contributor for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. He has served as faculty, teaching advanced laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures to attendees at national conferences. He has co-authored a book chapter on the management and repair of complex abdominal wall hernias and also several scholarly articles in medical journals. Most recently he published a review article on the surgical treatment of obesity in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

Dr. Roshek has lived in Dallas since 1983 and graduated from J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, he attended The University of Texas Medical School at Houston where he was a class officer. He completed his residency training in General Surgery at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts where he served on the Tufts University School of Medicine faculty. Dr. Roshek then completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center where he was also on the teaching faculty. His research of weight loss surgery at UT Southwestern was published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association. He joined the Nicholson Clinic in the summer of 2011. Dr. Roshek remains committed to the education of the next generation of physicians. He is a yearly volunteer lecturer at UT Southwestern Medical Center and offers yearly mentoring opportunities to aspiring students in surgery. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children and can be found playing trumpet at church on Sundays.