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Sammons Tower

3409 Worth Street Suite 500 Dallas, TX 75246

Rockwall Office

6435 South FM 549 Suite 107 Heath Texas 75032

Phone:  214.824.1730 
Fax:     214.821.7756


 

Current Positions

Dr. Rodriguez is a member of one of the largest practices of colorectal surgeons. North Texas Colon and Rectal P.A. which has their headquarters at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas Texas

WHAT IS BEHIND HIS NAME?

FACS What does that mean?

 

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. Members of the American College of Surgeons are referred to as "Fellows." The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon's name mean that the surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College. www.facs.org

 

                                  

What does FASCRS mean?

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is a national association of colon and rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and practice of the treatment of patients with diseases and disorders affecting the colon, rectum and anus. It is dedicated to assuring high quality patient care by advancing the science through research and education for prevention and management of disorders and diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. The society believes that people deserve the best quality care for these diseases. Improvement in recognition, treatment and ultimate eradication of these diseases is enhanced by the professionalism, development of knowledge and dissemination of information fostered by the fellowship of Society members. The letters FASCRS (Fellow of the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons) after a surgeon's name mean that the surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have has met rigorous standards and has been found to be consistent with the standards established and demanded by the Society. www.fascrs.org

Education

To become proficient in the treatment and management of these conditions, a colorectal surgeon must undergo training in both general surgery and advanced training in problems of the lower digestive tract. In all, as a colorectal surgeon Dr. Rodriguez has undergone 16 years of formal classroom education and practical training before becoming certified. Dr. Rodriguez is board certified in General and Colorectal Surgery.

Graduate:
Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon

Post Graduate:
Hospital San Jose de Monterrey Escuela de Medicina Ignacio Santos
ITESM
General Surgery

Mayo Clinic
Rochester MN
General Surgery

Butterworth Hospital
Michigan State University
Grand Rapids, Michigan
General Surgery

Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Colon and Rectal Surgery


Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery


Practice Locations

Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas Texas

Baylor Hospital
Garland Texas


Interests

Surgical treatment for Colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease
Medical Missionary Work
 

Membership in Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Mayo Alumni Association
Fundacion Medica San Lucas
International Medical Assistance
Texas Medical Association
Dallas County Medical Society
Colegio de Medicos del Estado de Nuevo Leon
Asociacion de Especialistas en Cirugia General del Estado de Nuevo Leon
Asociacion de Gastroenterologia de Nuevo Leon
Asociacion Mexicana de Cirugia Endoscopica


Languages

English
Spanish

 

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