Dr Wilcox has been taking care of patients suffering from  obesity and gastro-esophageal reflux disease in the Colorado Springs area since 2001.  Prior to working at Pikes Peak Reflux and Weight Loss Surgery, he was the director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Evans Army Hospital at Fort Carson, and led the program to Center of Excellence designation from the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. 


As a Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, he is also an expert in the medical management of obesity.  In managing post sleeve gastrectomy patients, he was been trained in the LINX reflux management system and has had good success with surgical management of reflux disease.

Education & Training


MD, University of Colorado Medical School


General Surgery Resident

Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington


Chief Surgical Resident 

Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle Washington


Active Duty Air Force Surgeon

United States Air Force Academy and Fort Carson

Research Publications

- 2003, 'Near Total Esophagectomy: The Influence of Standardized Multimodal Management and Intraoperative Fluid Restriction'

Research published regarding the importance of multi-modal pain management in patients undergoing near total esophagectomy.

- 1997, 'Have the Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Appendicitis Changed with New Technology'

Review article focusing on changes in imaging and operative approach related to new technology.


- 2019 -

ASMBS Comprehensive Center of Excellence

Program Director 

- 2019 -

Grand Rounds, 'Bariatric Surgery and Type 2 Diabetes'

Robert T. Wilcox M.D.


Julie A. Unruh, NP

First Assist

Practice Locations

 Clinic Info

9475 Briar Village Point St 225

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

1625 Medical Center Point, Suite 200

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Tel: 719 377-3477

Fax: 719 988-9705

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