Roberto Rodriguez, MD, MSc, FACS, FACC

MAIN LINE HEALTH CLINICIAN
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In my capacity as a cardiac surgeon, my central goal is to deliver care characterized by the utmost levels of quality and compassion. I am unwavering in my commitment to providing unparalleled heart care, actively pursuing mastery in a broad spectrum of treatment options, encompassing the latest advancements and technically intricate procedures. Recognizing that my responsibility transcends surgical expertise, I place a premium on patient education, ensuring that individuals have a comprehensive understanding of each available treatment option. The crux lies in tailoring the approach to maximize the benefits of the procedure in a personalized manner. With an overarching objective to secure the best possible outcomes for each patient, my focus is on facilitating a swift recovery that transcends their initial condition.

Specialties:
Cardiac Surgery
Primary Practice:
Lankenau Heart Group
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Languages:
English , Spanish
Patient Reviews:
4.8 out of 5 with 79 ratings and 7 comments

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Specialties

Cardiac Surgery

Board certified since 2009

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Lankenau Heart Group

100 East Lancaster Avenue
Lankenau Medical Center, Heart Pavilion, Mezzanine Level
Wynnewood, PA 19096

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Lankenau Heart Group

255 West Lancaster Avenue
Paoli Hospital, Medical Office Building 1, Suite 201
Paoli, PA 19301

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Lankenau Heart Group

1088 West Baltimore Pike
Riddle Health Center 2, Suite 2500
Media, PA 19063

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Lankenau Heart Group

830 Old Lancaster Road
Suite 210
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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About

Roberto Rodriguez, MD, MSc, FACS, FACC

Dr. Rodriguez is a board-certified Cardiothoracic surgeon with the Lankenau Heart Institute, boasting over 15 years of expertise in treating structural heart (valvular) disease and aortic conditions using minimally invasive and endovascular techniques. He earned his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from George Washington University, a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University, and his medical degree from Tufts University. Subsequently, he completed his general surgery training at Robert Wood Johnson, followed by a cardiothoracic fellowship at Harvard Medical School and a specialized fellowship in aortic/endovascular surgery at Harvard Medical School. Recruited by Main Line Health/Lankenau Medical Center, Dr. Rodriguez currently specializes in performing minimally invasive structural (valves) heart and endovascular procedures. Serving as the System Surgical Director for the Structural Heart Program at Main Line Health, he leads a collaborative team composed of interventional cardiologists, noninterventional cardiologists, and cardiac surgeons in the clinic. The clinic adopts a team-based approach to address all valvular diseases, utilizing a diverse set of tools tailored to individualized treatments. Recognizing the significance of experience in achieving improved outcomes, Dr. Rodriguez emphasizes the benefits of high procedure volumes and the wealth of experience within the team to tackle complex problems effectively. Actively engaged in advancing medical knowledge, he participates in and leads numerous clinical trials. Dr. Rodriguez's contributions extend to multiple peer-reviewed medical journal articles, presentations, and lectures at national meetings, along with the authorship of several cardiothoracic book chapters.

Gender:
Male
Primary Affiliation:
Lankenau Medical Center
Years Experience:
15
Languages:
English , Spanish

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Education and Training

Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School of Medicine - 1999
  • Residency
    Thoracic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2007
  • Residency
    General Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson-Rutgers Medical Center - 2005
  • Fellowship
    Aortic & Endovascular Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - 2008

Awards and Memberships

  • 2016-23 Top Doctor
  • Main Line Today
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
  • International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Academic Titles

  • Clinical Associate Professor- Jefferson Medical College

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Overall Rating

4.8 out of 5 with 79 ratings and 7 comments
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