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Carlos J. Rodriguez, MD

Specialty:
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Biography:

Carlos Jose Rodriguez, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC, is Director, Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Director, Clinical Cardiovascular Research at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is also Vice-Chair, Academic Affairs and Attending Physician, Echocardiology and Cardiology at Montefiore. Dr. Rodriguez’s clinical focus is general cardiology, echocardiology, hypertension, heart failure and cholesterol management.

In 1992, Dr. Rodriguez received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He then attended Columbia University College, receiving both his Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health degrees in 1996. In 1996, he began a three-year internship and residency in internal medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He continued training at this institution and completed a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases in 2002. Dr. Rodriguez then completed an advanced clinical and research fellowship in 2003 at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Expanding on his clinical focus, Dr. Rodriguez’s research investigates cardiovascular epidemiology, the impact of psychosocial and behavioral factors on cardiovascular health, and health disparities and cardiovascular health of minorities. He has shared his work at many of invited presentations and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, abstracts and books.

From 1989 to 1996, Dr. Rodriguez worked with the United States National Guard as a combat medic. In 2007, he received the Columbia University Medical Center Diversity Faculty Research Award. He was elected as Senior Mentor for the National Hispanic Health Foundation in 2017 and, in 2020, Dr. Rodriguez received the Heart Failure Society of America’s African Americans in Medicine Award.

Dr. Rodriguez is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Locations: 
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone:(718) 920-6700
Fax:(718) 920-7447
 
1628 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2663
Phone:(718) 904-2218
Fax:(718) 904-2080
 
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone:(844) 556-6683
Fax:(718) 547-2355
 
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone:(646) 670-5120
Fax:(929) 263-3949
Medical School:
Columbia Univ College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency:
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship:
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Gender:
Male