Rajesh Padmanabhan, MD 2018-09-25T07:03:03+00:00

Rajesh Padmanabhan, MD

General Surgeon
DRP Surgery
(817) 466-7400
3125 Matlock Rd.
Suite 107
Arlington, TX 76015


  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia


  • Appendectomy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

16+ Years of Medical Experience

Educational Videos

Meet Dr. Padmanabhan
Dealing with Abdominal Pain
Removing Breast Cancer
After Breast Cancer
Know About Your Colonoscopy
Handling Hemorrhoids
What is Thyroid Cancer?


Dr. Rajesh Padmanabhan is a Dallas-Fort Worth General Surgeon with offices in Arlington TX. His attention to detail is what is patients love about him along with a charming personality.

Dr. Padmanabhan joined the United States Air Force in 1991 as a reservist and stayed in this capacity until 2000. Dr. Padmanabhan spent one year at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. During his time on active duty, Dr. Padmanabhan received several military honors including the Meritorious Service Medal and the Garcia Award for patient care excellence. After returning from Turkey, Dr. Padmanabhan moved to Texas to open his practice in Arlington and Dallas. He operates at several facilities in the Arlington and Dallas areas.

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  • Top10MD 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Garcia Award for Patient Care – 2003
  • Medical Educator Of The Year – 2002, US Air Force
  • Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal For Expeditionary Surgical Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, US Air Force
  • Meritorious Service Medal (Non-Combat Bronze Star) For Excellence in Air Force Surgical Career, US Air Force


  • Board Certified, American Board of General Surgery
  • Medical School, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO
  • Residency, University of Kansas, Wichita, KS


  • Accountable Health Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Great West
  • Health Payors Organization
  • HMO Blue
  • Humana
  • Interplan Health Group
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • PHCS
  • Texas True Choice
  • United Health Care

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medical Center of Arlington, Arlington, TX
  • Trinity Park Surgery Center, Arlington, TX
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Arlington, TX
  • Texas General Hospital, Grand Prairie, TX


  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Arlington Medical Association
  • Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons