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  • Miguel J. Rodriguez
  • Alejandro Perez
Miguel Rodriguez

Miguel J. Rodriguez M.D.

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.



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UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
July 1993 - June 2004

University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
July 1990 - June 1992

Harlem Hospital Center - Columbia P&S
New York, NY
November 1985 - October 1998
Chief Medical Resident • July 1989 - June 1990

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
August 1978 - April 1983

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
August 1975 - June 1978

Professional Experience

Private Practice
Miami, FL
November 2000 to Present

Attending Physician
Center for Liver Disease & Division of GI / Liver Transplantation
University of Miami, School of Medicine
Miami, FL
December 1996 - October 2000

Private Practice
Miami, FL
August 1995 - November 1996

Attending Physician
UMCNJ - New Jersey Medical School Liver Center
University Hospital Liver Transplantation Program
Newark, NJ
July 1994 - July 1995

Public Health Physician
D. R. Public Health Systems
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
April 1983 - October 1985

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine
University of Miami • School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
December 1996 - October 2000

Assistant Professor of Medicine
UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
July 1994 - July 1995

Fellow in Clinical Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY
July 1989 - June 1990

Research Interests

  • Cytokines Expresión in End Stage Liver Disease and Post-Transplantation
  • Detection and Quantification of Hepatitis B & C Virus and it's application to daily clinical practice
  • Nutritional Support for End Stage Liver Disease patients
  • Pulmonary Complications of End Stage Liver disease
  • Bioartificial Liver Assist Devices

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Hospital of Miami - Active Staff
  • Homestead Hospital - Active Staff
  • South Miami Hospital - Active Staff
  • University of Miami - Active Staff

Biographical Data

Dr. Miguel J. Rodríguez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He graduated from the School of Medicine of the National University Pedro Henriquez Ureña in Santo Domingo in 1983. After completing his national public health service commitment, in the Dominican Republic, he began his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Harlem Hospital Center, an affiliate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985. In 1989, he was appointed Chief Medical Resident.

He completed a Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT and a Hepatology and Transplantation Medicine fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ.

He joined the faculty of UMDNJ in 1994 and remained there until 1996. In the same year, he joined the faculty of the University of Miami School of Medicine and the Center for Liver Diseases and remained there until October 2000. He is currently in private practice in Miami.

He has authored over 20 papers and abstracts in the areas of Hepatitis and Liver Transplantation. His research interests include: Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis, Liver Failure, Viral Hepatitis in special populations, Pulmonary complications of liver disease, and Therapeutic Endoscopy.

Miguel Rodriguez

Alejandro Perez D.O.






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  • Baptist Hospital of Miami
  • South Miami Hospital
  • Homestead Hospital


University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey / Rowan University SOM, Stratford, NJ
Gastroenterology ~ 7/2012 – 6/2015

  • Chief GI Fellow ~ 2014-2015  
  • Endoscopy Training
    • ERCP
    • Standard EGD and Colonoscopy
    • Push Enteroscopy
    • PEG Placement
    • Enteral Stenting
    • Balloon Dilation
    • Advanced Polypectomy with Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
  • Special Interests
    • Pancreatic Disease
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • C Difficile Infection (including Fecal Microbiota Transplant)


Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
Categorical Internal Medicine 7/2009 - 6/2012

  •  Chief Medical Resident: 2011 – 2012
  •  GME – Residency Ethics Committee Member (2009-2012)
  •  GME – Residency Training Committee Member (2010-2012)
  •  Code Blue and Critical Care Committee Member (2011-2012)


Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 7/2005 – 6/2009
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida International University

Bachelor of Science – Health Sciences, 7/1998 – 12/2003
Miami, FL


American Board of Internal Medicine, 8/2012

American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, 8/2013

Gastroenterology (AOBIM / AOA), 08/2015


New Jersey


Fluent in English and Spanish                          


Active Projects

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) / Cirrhosis

Posters / Oral Presentations

  • (Poster) 2012 American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV

    Title: Factors Associated with Poor Bowel Preparation Scores and their Impact on Adenoma Detection Rate.
  • (Poster - Abstract) 2012 Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA

    Title: A Prospective Single Blind Trial Comparing the Efficacy and Patient Satisfaction of Morning Dose PEG - E versus PEG + Asc. For Afternoon Colonoscopy
  • (Poster and Oral) 2011 Florida - ACP Associate Meeting

    Title: A Case of Acute Fulminant Liver Failure Secondary to Hepatitis E in a Non Pregnant Female
  • (Poster) 2010 Annual Meeting of Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)

    Title: Mediastinal Cyst Infection with Group A Streptococcus After Transesophageal Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy


  • Thoma MN, Jimenez BG, Hernandez AV, Perez A, Castro F.
    Comparison of adenoma detection rate in Hispanics and whites undergoing first screening colonoscopy: a retrospective chart review.
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2013 Feb:77(3):430-435

  • Perez A, Cardona L, Opal SM, Walsh SR, Harper W.
    Major Chapter Revision: FirstCONSULT, Elsevier Inc
    Topic: Campylobacter Infections
    Published Online: Sep 2011
    URL: http://www.mdconsult.com/das/pdxmd/body/307283005- 3/0?type=med&eid=9-u1.0-_1_mt_1016286

  • Zapatier JA, Kumar AR, Perez A, Guevara R, Schneider A.
    Preferences for ethnicity and sex of endoscopists in a Hispanic population in the United States.
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2011 Jan;73(1):89-97.e4.

  • Perez A, Caban AJ, Alvarez W, Salom EM. Sub-Splenic Ectopic Pregnancy Adjacent to a Communicating Rudimentary Uterine Horn. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 Jul;102(1):78-9. Epub 2008 May 27


  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Physicians – Associate Membership
  • 2014 American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting
    Philadelphia PA, October 2014
  • 2012 Digestive Disease Week
    San Diego CA, May 2012
  • 2011 Florida Chapter ACP Associates Meeting
    St Petersburg FL, Sep 2011
  • 2011 APDIM Chief Residents Meeting
    Las Vegas NV, April 2011
  • 2010 American College of Physicians Leadership Day
    Washington DC, May 2010


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