A. Joseph Cribbins, III, MD
Joseph (Joe) Cribbins was born and raised in Connecticut. He graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School, Jesuit academy in 1987 with honors. He attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, and graduated magna cum laude and deans list in 1991. From 1991 to 1995 he attended The University of Pittsburgh Medical School, winning the Orazio Dimaura scholarship for Students of Medicine, the Dr. J. Behan Prize for Outstanding Student of Surgery, and was inducted in Alpha Omega Alpha, a prestigious medical society open only to the top academic students who also show promise for leadership in their field and commitment to service to their community.
In 1995 he began his general surgical training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. During his time at Northwestern, he won the Dr. Harold L. Method Surgical award for outstanding performance as a resident displaying surgical skill, empathy and understanding towards patients and dedication to their care.
In 2000 he moved to Texas and began his private practice. Initially focusing in general surgery and open gastric bypass operations, he later became the third surgeon in the Dallas area to offer Laparoscopic Gastric Bands in 2002. He currently performs Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomies, Laparoscopic Gastric Bypasses, Laparoscopic Band Operations and Weight Loss Surgery Revisions. He continues to maintain a busy general surgical and advanced laparoscopic practice. He has been Voted Best of Dallas in D Magazine.