Dr. Rodriguez received his B.A. in Biology from Harvard University in 1989. He completed his medical degree at the Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL in 1993. Following medical school Dr. Rodriguez completed a general surgery internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. He then joined the United States Navy where he served as General Medical Officer from 1994 to 1997. After completing his active duty commitment he remained in the United States Naval Reserves until 2002, when he was Honorably Discharged.
Dr. Rodriguez completed his Family Medicine Residency Program at The Medical Center of Central Georgia/Mercer University School of Medicine in 2001, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. He then proceeded to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Bayfront Medical Center. After finishing the fellowship program Dr. Rodriguez remained in the Tampa Bay area in private practice, he later joined Community Health Centers of Pinellas and served as Director of the Family Medicine Department until joining the Family Medicine Residency Program at Bayfront.
Dr. Rodriguez has served as a team physician and provided medical coverage for many of our local sports events and teams. These activities include the Tampa Bay Rays, Eckerd College and University of South Florida sports, St. Anthony's Triathlon, Seminole High School, Indian Rocks Christian School and the Tampa Bay Storm.
Dr. Rodriguez is a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a member of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, and the Association of Ringside Physicians. His interests include management and treatment of concussions, musculoskeletal ultrasound and platelet rich plasma treatments.