David W. Ritter, MD, FACS
Jake Abbott, MD, FACS
Ashley Egan, MD

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 and recovery. 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

In addition to general surgery, Rockwall Surgical Specialists are highly skilled in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, done through small incisions with fiberoptic cameras, for procedures involving the appendix, colon, gallbladder, GERD, and hernia repair. This helps minimize post-op pain and speed recovery, so patients can get back to their lives. 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.


David 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.

Jake Abbott, MD

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.

Ashley 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 focuses on bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgery.



1005 W. Ralph Hall Pkwy, Suite 211,
Rockwall, Texas 75032
(Additional Offices in Rowlett, Greenville, Forney, and Wylie)