Dr. Hector Rodriguez, MD Medical Director
Dr. Hector Rodriguez-Luna is committed to providing his patients with the best gastro-intestinal care. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine and American Board of Gastroenterology. Following medical school, he completed a residency in internal medicine at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in Louisiana, and fellowship training in gastroenterology, liver diseases and liver transplantation at the VA/Good Samaritan Medical Center and Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
Dr. Rodriguez-Luna is certified in general gastroenterology procedures, such as colonoscopy and upper endoscopy.as well as advanced procedures such as enteroscopy, capsule endoscopies, Endoluminal Fundoplication™, and ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography).
He also has special training in liver transplantation, liver diseases and pancreatobiliary disorders. He is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian. To stay knowledgeable of the latest treatment options available in the field, he maintains professional membership with the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. A published author, Dr. Rodriguez’s articles have appeared in multiple peer review journal publications and book chapters of international prestige on liver diseases and gastroenterology. Some journals where he has published are: Transplantation, American Journal of Transplantation, Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Clinics in Liver Diseases, and Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica (Italy).
His research has been focused on: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, State of the art imaging techniques and capsule endoscopy, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Liver Diseases, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Liver Transplantation and Portal and splenic vein thrombosis.