Dr. Dobson has pioneered techniques in the use of the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System and  routinely performs the following robotic procedures:
Esophageal Surgery
Hiatal Hernia/Reflux
Heller Myotomy
Giant Paraesophageal Hernias
Oncologic Resections/Esophagectomy
Biliary, Pancreatic and Hepatic Surgery
Biliary Reconstructions/Bypass
Hepatic Resections
Klatskin Tumors and Biliary Reconstruction
Pancreas Surgery
Pancreatic resections
Robotic Whipples and Subtotal/Distal Pancreatectomies with or without Splenectomy

Gastric Surgery and Resections
Gastric Bypass for Palliation
Small Intestine Robotic Surgery
Crohn’s Disease
Entero-cutaneous Fistula
Small Bowel Diversion
Diseases of the Colon
Laparoscopic Total Proctocolectomy with Reconstruction (J-pouch)
Laparoscopic Colectomy for Benign (ie Diverticular) and Malignant (Cancerous) Disease
Diseases of the Rectum
Rectosigmoid Resection with Colonanal Anastamosis
Rectal Cancer Surgery with Total Mesorectal Excision
Abdominal-Perineal Resection
Repair of Rectal Prolapse/Proctopexy
Incisional Hernia Repair
Repair of Incisional and Recurrent Hernias with 4 small Incisions, minimal pain and faster recovery than open procedures
Pelvic mass Resection