Dr. Rodriguez has been a Pediatrician since completing her medical degree at the University of California-San Francisco in 1982. After 10 years in private practice in Los Angeles, she relocated her practice to Orange County, and has been affiliated with Hoag Hospital Pediatrics since 1995. She most enjoys developing long term relationships with her patients and their families and having life long positive impact on their health. As such, she has special interests in the management of asthma, helping with childhood weight control, and the specific medical needs of teens and young adults. As the parent of a professional baseball pitcher, and a daughter in international script development for ABC television, who was a competitive dancer, she has personal experience with the unique physical and psychological demands on scholar athletes throughout their educational and athletic careers.
In 2014, Dr. Rodriguez received the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award (www.vitals.com), an honor given to only 5% of the nation’s active physicians. This award is based on patients’ ratings of ease of appointment, promptness, courtesy of staff, bedside manner, accurate diagnosis, amount of time spent listening and follow-up care. Read her reviews.