Alejandro Remigio Rodriguez
Alejandro Remigio Rodriguez is the Director of robotic and laparoscopic surgery, urology oncology, and urologic reconstruction for the Department of Urology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA. He received his M.D. degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Zapopan, JAL, Mexico, where he graduated as top of his class and completed his urology residency at the University of South Florida. His postgraduate training includes serving as Clinical Fellow in urology oncology-laparoscopy and the “Chef de Clinique Assistant” of the University of Rennes 1, Rennes, France, Urology Oncology Clinical Fellow in H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL, USA and Chief Resident in urology at the University of South Florida. Before coming to USF, Rodriguez served as an Assistant Professor of the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He has been awarded the Murphy Scholar in Prostatic Diseases at the American Urological Association (2006, 2008, and 2009), the Best Laparoscopic Poster Presentation Award at the European Association of Urology (2007), and the Best Laparoscopic Surgeon Award at the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (2009 and 2010). Rodriguez has presented over 100 abstracts in national and international urology meetings, has been invited as moderator and speaker in multiple opportunities in national and international congresses, contributed to more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals, and serves as a reviewer for major urology journals. Rodriguez’s clinical interests include the surgical treatment of urologic malignancies with minimally invasive approaches such as laparoscopy and robotics. His research focuses on clinical outcomes of genitourinary malignancies treated surgically, surgical innovations and new technology applied to the surgical treatment of urologic diseases, and methods of training the surgeon urologists of the future.
Biography Updated on 24 July 2012