Dr. Orlando Rodriguez


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Internal Medicine


  • Work experience
  • Education and Training
  • Awards & Honours
  • Certifications
  • June 2020-Present.  President of Medical Staff/Medical Executive Committee Jackson South Community Hospital.
  • June 2017-June 2020 President-Elect of Medical Staff/Medical Executive Committee Jackson South Community Hospital.
  • June 2012 – Present Chairman of Medicine Jackson South Community Hospital.
  • June 2012-Present Medical Executive Committeet.
  • November 2011 –Present Medical Director JMH Internal Medicine Specialist Group
  • October 2011 – Present Medical Director Hospitalist-STAT Hospitalist, LLC.
  • June 2012-Present Chief of Peer Review Committee Jackson South Community Hospital.
  • 2010-October 2011 Medical Director of Hospitalist Services and Medical Director of C6 Intensive Care Unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
  • 2008-2010 Associate Medical Director Hospitalist Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida.
  • 2007-2008 Hospitalist, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida.
  • 2003-2005 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta Georgia
  • Internship and Residency, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Medicine, Miami, Florida (June/2004-June/2007)
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida (August 2000-May 15, 2004)
  • S. in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Spanish Literature, University of Miami, Summa Cum Laude (August 1997-May 2000)
  • S. Degree, Miami Dade Community College (May 1995-June 1997)
  • Brodes H. Hartley, Jr Teaching Award, Jackson South Medical Center-June 2019
  • CARE Achievement Award, Jackson Health System June 2018
  • Service Excellence Award, Jackson Health System June 2017
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Associate Chief of the Department of Medicine-Jackson Health System June 2016
  • Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame for Medicine-June 2011
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Teaching Award, University of Miami, May 2007
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Resident of the Year Award, May 2007
  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Resident of the Year Award, May 2006
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room Excellence Award. University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, May 2005
  • University of Miami President’s Honor Roll.  University of Miami July 1997-May 1999
  • University of Miami Provost’s Honor Roll.  University of Miami July 1997-May 1999
  • University of Miami Henry King Stanford Scholarship. University of Miami, July  1997
  • National Hispanic Scholarship Fund Maximum Award, Coral Gables, Florida 1996
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Miami Dade, Wolfson Campus 1996
  • Premio Brazil Scholarship, Miami Dade, Wolfson Campus 1995
  • Pedro Pan Scholarship, Miami Dade, Wolfson Campus 1995
  • Miami Dade Community College Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, MDCC, Kendall Campus, June 1994
  • Dean’s List, Miami Dade Community College and University of Miami, 1995- 1999
  • Diplomat of American Board of Internal Medicine (Since 2008-Recertified October 2018)
  • Florida Medical License: ME 99115
  • DEA number: FR0351217
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (2018)
  • Basic Life Support (2018)

More about Dr. Orlando Rodriguez



  • Activities
  • Professional Organizations & Societies
  • Research & Publications
  • Gross Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology Tutor, 2000, 2001. Tutored students and conducted weekly review sessions
  • Florida Keys Health Fair. Volunteer work.  (2000, 2001)
  • Camilus House. Volunteer Work.  (1997-1999)
  • Miami Children=s Hospital. Volunteering in the Hospital=s Cardiology floor.  (1996-1997)
  • Pan-American Hospital. Volunteer work in the Emergency Room Department.  (1998-1999)
  • American Medical Association (2004-Present)
  • American College of Physicians (2004-Present)
  • Florida Medical Association. Member (2007)
  • Union de Medicos Cubanos en el Exilio (UMCLE). (2004)
  • Golden Key Honor Society (1998-Present)
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society (1997)

1- Pulmonary imaging of pandemic influenza H1N1 infection:  Relationship between clinical presentation and disease burden on chest radiography and CT. 1L Abbo, MD, 2A Quartin, 1M I Morris, 3G Saigal, MD, 1,4E Ariza-Heredia, 1P Mariani,4O Rodriguez S MunozCE, MD, 4M M Ferrada4E Ramee, 5,6M M I Rosas, 5I Gonzalezd 3J FishmanPhD.  British Journal of Radiology 2010.

2- Treatment of Porto-pulmonary Hypertension: Experience with Sildenafil.  Orlando D. Rodriguez, Mayra Sanchez, Laurie A. Lawler, Aaron B. Waxman, Monica Colvin-Adams, and Shirin Shafazand. Chest 2006 130: 256S.

Role in Project: First Investigator.  Largest Case Report study in the US analyzing the benefits of the use of Sildenafil in the treatment of Porto- pulmonary Hypertension in patients awaiting liver transplant
Mentor: Shirin Schafazand, M.D., University of Miami-Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital (2006)

3- Pioneer Study on the Possible Presence of West Nile Virus in the Island of Puerto Rico

Role in Project: Principal investigator.  First study done in the island of  Puerto Rico, testing the possibility of West Nile virus in this island after several reported cases of encephalitis.  Presented at the Vector Born Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Rio Piedra, Puerto Rico, and at the Center for Disease Control and   Prevention headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia (August 2000)
Mentor: Paul Reiter, PhD.  Director of the Vector-Born Diseases/Dengue Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

4- Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care.   Fourth Edition Mosby.
Role: Editor for the chapter titled: Management of Medical Conditions in the Trauma Patient. Book to be published in June of 2022.

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