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Roller Weight Loss & Advanced Surgery

Joshua E. Roller, MD

Minimally Invasive Bariatric & General Surgeon
Director, Roller Weight Loss & Advanced Surgery

Dr. Joshua Roller, MDJoshua Roller, MD, is proud to play a part in improving the lives of his patients through weight loss surgery.

Dr. Roller moved to Northwest Arkansas in August, 2007, after completing a Minimally Invasive Surgical Fellowship in Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic General Surgery at Duke University Medical Center, one of the premier bariatric surgery centers in the country.

Dr. Roller has performed more than 1,300 bariatric procedures, including the laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, lap gastric banding, and the laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, with outstanding weight loss results.

Dr. Roller is the only fellowship-trained Bariatric surgeon and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon in the State of Arkansas. He is also the only Bariatric Surgeon in Northwest Arkansas. Dr. Roller performs state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgical procedures, using the same techniques and methods to perform the types of procedures you will find at major medical centers across the country. Dr. Roller has performed several laparoscopic surgical procedures that had previously never been performed in Northwest Arkansas, including totally laparoscopic pancreas, rectal, bile duct, and gastric (stomach) procedures.

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In addition to bariatric surgery, Dr. Roller has extensive experience in other advanced laparoscopic general surgical procedures including colon/rectal resection, adrenalectomy, splenectomy, gastrectomy, pancreatectomy, Nissen fundoplication, paraesopahgeal hernia repair, inguinal and ventral/incisional hernia repair. Dr. Roller believes that the minimally invasive approach to surgery is in his patients’ best interest, as it is associated with less pain, shorter hospital stays, lower infection rates and a quicker return to work.

Dr. Josh Roller is board-certified in General Surgery and is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Parkland Surgical Society, and the American College of Surgeons.

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Dr. Roller received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), representing the top 10% of his class. He completed his internship and general surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, one of the busiest and well-respected surgical training programs in the country. As a Chief Resident, he was given the national honor of Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident of the Year. He then completed a one-year fellowship in Bariatric Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Roller has done extensive research in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery and has published several research papers in major journals.


Roller Weight Loss & Advanced Surgery
1280 E. Stearns, Suite 5
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703


Roller Weight Loss & Advanced Surgery
Fort Smith Clinic
1501 S. Waldron Road, Suite 107
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903