Gabriel Rodriguez, MD

Gabriel Rodriguez, MD

Urologist

Location

Personal Statement

Gabriel Rodriguez, M.D. is a Board Certified Urologist by The American Board of Urology. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He did his residency at Texas A&M/Scott & White Hospital in Temple, Texas.

Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Rodriguez has been serving the Galveston County and surrounding communities for over 10 years. He specializes in adult and pediatric urology with a special interest and expertise in robotic and laparoscopic surgery, endoscopic surgery, female urology, erectile dysfunction and stone disease.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Insurance Plans

  • Accountable/Interplan - PPO
  • Accountable/Interplan(IHG) - Workers' Compensation
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Affiliated Healthplan - PPO
  • Alliance Work Comp Pool and TML (Alliance Network)
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS Medicare
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
  • Bravo
  • Cigna - Choice Fund OA Plus
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access Plus
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - Network Partnerships
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Cigna Medicare Access (PFFS)
  • Coastal Comp Health Network - Workers' Compensation
  • Community Health Choice - 3-SHARE
  • First Health - Workers' Compensation
  • First Health/Coventry
  • Great West Healthcare - Open Access
  • GWH-Cigna Open Access Plus
  • HealthSmart - Accel Network PPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • HHPO - PPO Next
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - Katy ISD
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan - HealthEOS
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Next / Viant PPO
  • Pacificare - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Renaissance (RPO) - HMO Blue
  • Renaissance (RPO) - Texas HealthSpring
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - CHIP (Children's Health Ins. Program)
  • Texas Children's Health Plan - STAR (Medicaid)
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network - NTW
  • Three Rivers Provider Network - Three Rivers W/C
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • Universal Healthcare - HMO
  • USA Managed Care - PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX (1994)

Residency

Texas A&M/Scott & White Hospital Temple, Texas (2000)

Board Certifications

  • Urology

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Urological Association
  • American Board of Urology, Diplomat – elected
  • American Urological Association, South Central Section – elected
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Urologic Society
  • Galveston County Medical Society – elected
  • Singleton Surgical Society
  • Texas Medical Foundation
  • Alumni Zeta Phi Chi Medical Fraternity
  • Urological Student Association – elected Faculty Sponsor 2003 - 2010
  • United Latin American Medical Students – elected Faculty Sponsor, 2006 - 2010

Awards

  • Outstanding emergency room orderly, Guadalupe Valley Hospital, Seguin, Texas, 1990
  • Most Successful Male Graduate,” David Crockett High School, 10 Year Reunion, Austin, Texas, 1985-1995
  • Who’s Who Among Colleges and Universities, Texas Lutheran College, Sequin, Texas, 1990
  • National Medical Fellowship Recipient, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1990-1994
  • Outstanding Surgery Resident Teaching Award, Texas A&M College of Medicine, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, Texas 1996, 1997
  • Outstanding Young Graduate Award, Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas, 2001
  • Recipient Award, Faculty Loan Repayment Program, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, Division of Student Assistance, FLRP, fiscal year 2001
  • Featured on the cover story, “Small classes, Big difference,” TORCH, vol. 29, No. 2, Fall 2004
  • Academic Keys Who’s Who in Medical Sciences Education (WWMSE), member, elected, 2004
  • Golden Scalpel Award, Outstanding Teaching Faculty, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 2005
  • Hispanic Health Care Track, Practice of Medicine, 1st Year Medical Students, President’s Cabinet Award, 2005
  • Community Physicians Partnership, pilot program, member, “Award of Excellence” from
  • Faculty Marshal, nominated, UTMB Class of 2006, commencement exercises,
  • Awarded Distinguished Alumni, Graduate Medical Education, Scott & White, Texas A&M Health Science Center – College of Medicine, November 14, 2008

Research Interests

  • Endourology, Minimally invasive Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Telemedicine / Tele-Robotic surgery, Surgical Simulation Education, Laparoscopy Cryoablation, Pediatric Stone disease, and female urology

Publications

  • Rodriguez, G.; Neal, D.E., Jr. Fungal prostatitis. Cliniguide to Fungal Infections 5:1-4; 1993.
  • Neal, D.E., Jr.; Rodriguez, G. Fluconazole treatment of fungal UTI’s in pediatric patients. Infect. Med. 13:169,170,177-179; 1996.
  • Rodriguez, G.; Hermans, M.R. Transurethral resection of a pheochromocytoma of the urinary bladder and review of the literature. Contemp. Surg. 53:128-132; 1998.
  • Rodriguez, G.; Reilly, P. Hematuria and hypertension in a 15-year-old girl: a case report of Takayasu’s arteritis. Surg. Rounds pp. 213-216; 2001
  • Massey, R.L.; Rodriguez, G. Human scrotal myiasis: botfly infectation. Urol. Nurs. 22:315-317; 2002.
  • Kamath, B.; Rodriguez, G. Issues in Prostate Cancer: An Update and Review of Screening and Treatment Options. Adv. Stud. Med. Vol.3, no. 7:391-400; 2003
  • Kamath, B.; Rodriguez, G. Reply (to comment about article titled: “Issues in prostate cancer: an update and review of screening and treatment options”) (Letter to the Editor). Adv. Stud. Med. Vol. 3, no. 10:579; 2003.
  • Rodriguez, G. Testicular cancer: The Univerity of Texas Medical Branch: ten year experience, 1991-2001. UTMB Canceer Program Annual Report, pp 3-8; 2003.
  • Rodriguez, G. Contemporary Treatment of the Pressure Sore Patient, Urologic Complications, American Colloge of Surgeons 90th annual Clinical Congress, Post graduate course, pp. 3-17, 2004.
  • Bernard, K, Rodriguez, G, Roxana N. Evaluation of Hematuria. Hospital Physician, Vol. 43, No 4, April 2007, pp 20-26.
  • Rodriguez, G, Risk Factors Associated with Erectile Dysfunction, Advances in Primary Care Medicine, Clinical Update, issue 2 of 4, September 2007, pp.7-10.
  • 1. Rodriguez, G., “Prostate Cancer Module”, February 2006, www.catchum.utmb.edu
  • 2. Rodriguez, G, Rashid, M.A, and Chandler, L, “Human Bot Fly Infestation: myiasis of the Scrotum”, 2001, www.vexman.com/botfly.htm
  • 1. Rodriguez, G. Continent vesicostomy for severe refractory urethral stricture disease. BJU Int. 94(supplement):117; 2004.
  • 2. E. Orihuela, M. Mineo, and G. Rodriguez, “Treatment of superficial Squamous Cell Cancer (SCCA) and Condyloma of the Urethra with Imiquimod”, J Endourol. 18(Supp 1): A39; 2004.
  • 3. G. Rodriguez, Eduardo Orihuela, Michael M. Warren, Michael T. Mineo, and Tracie M. Jolley, “Penile Amputation: Macroscopic Replantation with Leech Therapy”, A19, SCS of AUA, Boston, MA, Sept. 26th, 2003.
  • Rodriguez, G and Rashid, M, Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy of a Primary Aldosterone-Producing Left Adrenal Carcinoma, American College of Surgeons 90th Annual Clinical Congress, New Orleans, LA, 2004.
  • A & E, Urban Legends 2, Fall 2008, featured, Scrotal Bot Fly, “Tough itch to Scratch”

Clinical Interests

  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Bladder Dysfunction and Urogynecology
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer, Prostate
  • Cancer, Penile
  • Cancer, Testicular
  • Dysfunctional Voiding
  • DaVinci Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Female Incontinence
  • Fertility
  • General Urology
  • Hypospadias
  • Incontinence, Female
  • Incontinence, Male
  • Infertility
  • Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Carcinoma)
  • Kidney Stone Surgery
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Stones/Endourology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Prostatectomy
  • Male Hypogonadism/Male Menopause
  • Medical Managemen/Prevention Of Kidney Stones
  • Men's Urology
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nephrectomy
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Penile Cancer
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reconstructive Urologic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Testis Cancer
  • Urethral And Ureteral Stricture
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Track Infections
  • Undescended Testes
  • Urethral And Penile Cancer
  • Urolithiasis / Stone Disease
  • Urology
  • VCUG
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