Rockwall Surgical Specialists

Rockwall Surgical Specialists is dedicated to providing advanced surgical options with compassionate and personalized patient care. Choosing a surgeon is a very important decision, one that can make all the difference in your treatment, recovery, and return to good health. When you or someone you love requires surgery, you need access to the most experienced, capable hands possible. At Rockwall Surgical Specialists, high medical standards, training, and expertise are uniquely paired with important human qualities to create the perfect balance of comfort and confidence between you and your doctor.

With main offices in Rockwall and Rowlett and satellite locations in Greenville, Forney, and Wylie, Rockwall Surgical Specialists provides comprehensive surgical services, patient diagnoses and pre- and post-operative care, utilizing the most advanced technology and minimally invasive techniques for the safest, most effective results. The doctors are affiliated with both Lake Pointe Medical Center in Rowlett and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Rockwall.

In addition to general surgery, Rockwall Surgical Specialists are highly skilled in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery for procedures involving the appendix, colon, gallbladder, GERD, hernia repair, and more. Laparoscopic surgery is done through small incisions using fiberoptics, miniature cameras, and high-definition monitors to help minimize post-op pain and speed recovery, enabling patients to return to their active lives more quickly. Because follow-up is critical to a successful outcome, patients are followed for as long as needed to ensure complete comfort and return to good health. With a focus on excellence, the friendly, professional staff at Rockwall Surgical Specialists makes scheduling appointments simple and quick, while their compassionate and responsive approach to surgery extends beyond the operating room. When you or someone you love requires surgery, nothing is more important than your surgeon’s training, experience, and expertise. Choose wisely. Choose Rockwall Surgical Specialists.

Dr. David Ritter SD 3-16 Spot ROCK_WEB2David W. Ritter, MD, FACS

Practice founder Dr. David Ritter is a graduate of the prestigious medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, one of the top five medical schools in the country, and completed his surgical training at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas. Dr. Ritter is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of The American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons. Dr. Ritter and his wife, Kelly, make their home in Rockwall, where he has practiced medicine for the past 18 years, serving more than 18,000 patients in the greater Rockwall area.

Dr. David Ritter SD 3-16 Spot ROCK_WEB3Jake Abbott, MD, FACS

Dr. Jake Abbott completed his undergraduate education at the University of Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. He completed his extensive education, with five years of internship and surgical residency training, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, during which he consistently received the highest surgical scores. Dr. Abbott joined Rockwall Surgical Specialists in 2011 and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. A native of Norman, Oklahoma, Dr. Abbott and his wife, Erin, reside in the Rockwall area.

Dr. David Ritter SD 3-16 Spot ROCK_WEB4Amy Eastman, MD, FACS

As a surgical breast specialist, Dr. Eastman focuses exclusively on breast disease—including masses, cysts, and pain—and the treatment of breast cancer. Dr. Eastman is a graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and completed medical school at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. She completed her Breast Surgery Fellowship and surgical training at The University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident in General Surgery. Dr. Eastman is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. David Ritter SD 3-16 Spot ROCK_WEB5Ashley Egan, MD

Dr. Ashley Egan graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia and completed medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She went on to complete her internship and residency training in general surgery at Baylor University Medical Center. Throughout her education, Dr. Egan served in leadership positions and received numerous awards, including SEC Student Athlete of The Year.  Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Egan and her husband, Rick, make their home in the Rockwall area.


Rockwall Surgical Specialists offer a wide variety of surgical services to meet your needs. Visit to learn more.

Specializing in:


  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer and Breast Disease
  • Colon Cancer and Colonoscopy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endoscopy
  • Fistula Repair
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • GERD[/one_half]
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Removal of Skin Lesions or Soft Tissue Masses
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Weight Loss Surgery, including Gastric Sleeve and Lap-Band[/one_half_last]


1005 W. Ralph Hall Pkwy, Suite 211

Rockwall, Texas  75032

7501 Lakeview Pkwy, Suite 270

Rowlett, Texas  75088

4004 Medical Pkwy

Greenville, Texas  75402

763 Hwy. 80, Suite 130

Forney, Texas   75126

2300 FM 544, suite 200

Wylie, Texas 75098

(972) 412-7700

Text: Lisa Pedersen

Photo: David Thompson

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