Fellow of American College of Chest Physician

Dr. Rodriguez has special interest in pulmonary malignancies with training and extended experience in interventional bronchoscopy including stent placements, endobronchial debulking and decompression of obstruction specially in advanced malignancies. Serving the Rio Grande Valley since 1997.

Certifications

• Board Certified in Pulmonary Disease 2011

• Board Certified Sleep Medicine 2011

Academic Training

University / Medical School
“Madre y Maestra” Pontifical Catholic University 1989

School of Medicine Santiago, Dominican Republic. Diploma: Doctor en Medicina (M.D.)


Postgraduate Training

Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.
Pulmonary Fellowship, 1995-1997 (Board Certified)
1996-1997 Chief Fellow


Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, N.Y.
Internal Medicine, 1992-1995 (Board Certified)

Clinical Appointments

Sub-Centro Villa Gonzalez

(Division of Regional University Hospital J.M. Cabral y Baez)

Santiago, Dominican Republic
Attending Physician, 1989-1990


Materno Infantil Institute
Santiago, Dominican Republic
Attending Physician, Emergency Room, 1989-1990

Professional Awards

“Fellowship of American College of Chest Physician”.
Annual meeting 2000, San Francisco, California


“Research Physician Award”.
7th Annual Symposium MEDICINE 96.
Dominican Medical Association. New York. September 8, 1996.

Research

Rodriguez, R, M.D., Diaz-Fuentes, G.M.D., F.C.C.P.; Chavada K. M.D., Ernest J. M.D., F.C.C.P.

A Scoring System for the Presumptive Diagnosis of Penumocytis Carini Pneumonia American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (April Supplement 1997) Volume # 155, No. 4 (in press)


Rodriguez, R, M.D., Diaz-Fuentes, G., M.D., F.C.C.P. ; Ernest J. M.D. F.C.C.P.

Sputum Induction and Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy for the Diagnosis of Pneumocytis Carini Pneumonia. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (April Supplement 1997), Volume #155, No. 4 (in press)


G Diaz-Fuentes M.D., F.C.CP., S. Iqbal M.D., Rodriguez, R, M.D., and J. Ernest M.D., M.S., F.C.C. P.

Klebsiella Penumonia and ARDS as a presentation of Acute Leukemia in an Adult. Pulmonary Reviews. January / February 1997. Vol. 2, No. 1; 11


Rodriguez, R, M.D., Diaz-Fuentes G. M.D., F.C.C.P.

Transbronchial Biopsy Negative in Patients with Positive Bronchoalveolar Lavage for Pneumocytis Carini Penumonia. CHEST 1996; 110:92S

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