Rod Rodriguez, MD, FACS, is a board-certified general surgeon and breast specialist with Hamilton Physician Group-General Surgery. He attended medical school at the Morehouse School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago. He trained under nationally recognized surgeons who were among the first in the U.S. to do stereotactic and ultrasound-guided breast biopsies.
Dr. Rodriguez was an early adopter of minimally invasive biopsy techniques, including office-based ultrasound-guided core biopsies. He also participated in the first image-guided breast biopsy course by the American College of Surgeons. He was among the first to do sentinel lymph node biopsies after receiving training at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.